§ 62. Mr. C. Hughes
asked the Minister of Health what inquiries are being conducted to discover the cause and cure of coronary thrombosis in view of the high death rate in this country due to this disease.
§ Mr. Iain MacLeod
A number of investigations into treatment are at present going on in hospitals in this country, and experimental biochemical studies of the cause of the disease are also being made. The possible part played by social and environmental factors is one of the major interests of the Social Medicine Research Unit of the Medical Research Council.