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02 December 2010

Miscarriages may raise heart attack risk

Women who suffer recurrent miscarriages have a greatly increased risk of heart attack later in life, finds a new study.

Women who suffer recurrent miscarriages have a greatly increased risk of heart attack later in life, finds a new study.

Each miscarriage increased heart attack risk by 40%, and having more than two miscarriages increased the risk by more than fourfold. Women who had more than three miscarriages had a ninefold increased risk.

 
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