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Heart Health

16 November 2011

Heart risk factors may save you

People with the warning signs of heart disease are more likely to survive their hospital stay for a first heart attack than those with a cleaner bill of health, a US study said.

People with the warning signs of heart disease, such as high blood pressure and cholesterol, are more likely to survive their hospital stay for a first heart attack than those with a cleaner bill of health, a US study said.

The association was consistent among several age strata and important patient subgroups.

Counter-intuitive

 

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