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Sophia
  1. Colin Donald,
  2. Jonathan Wyatt

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    THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

    For Gnostic Christians, Sophia was a central element in the cosmological understanding of the universe. Sophia observes with interest a study looking at the link between the moon and acute myocardial infarction (

    ) . The relationship of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with circadian rhythm is well recognised. There have also been studies indicating a relationship with solar motion and the incidence of AMI. This paper from Japan reports no direct relationship between the lunar phase of the moon and AMI. However, with some complicated mathematics and the assistance of NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Solar System Simulator they propose that there may be a higher incidence of AMI when the gravitational effect of the moon is at its weakest. The precise mechanism of any relationship between the gravitation of the moon and cardiovascular system remains unclear.

    ACS AND RACIAL GROUP

    Here is a prospective survey that tries to establish patient demographics and symptom presentation in Asian and Caucasian patients with acute coronary syndrome …

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