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Are Winter Heart Attacks Linked to Effects of Cold on Body Fat?, Karolinska Institute and Linkoping University Study


7/3/2013 7:23:31 AM

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More people die from heart-disease during the winter months, and according to a new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism, the increase in mortality is possibly due to the accelerated growth of atherosclerotic plaque in the blood vessels caused by the activation of brown fat by the cold.

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