About the Authors

Emanuele Di Angelantonio, John Danesh
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Gudny Eiriksdottir, Vilmundur Gudnason
Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavogur, Iceland

Vilmundur Gudnason
University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JD and VG designed the study. EDA and JD analysed the data and drafted the manuscript. VG and GE critically revised the manuscript, collected data, and performed experiments for the study.