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31-05-2011

Article from CIDRAP: Study boosts evidence that flu raises heart-attack risk

May 26, 2011 (CIDRAP News) – It has long been suspected that influenza increases the risk of heart attacks, but the connection has been nebulous because it's difficult to distinguish the effects of flu from the effects of cold weather, which prevails in flu season in temperate regions.
Now, a British-Chinese research team says its analysis of 10 years' worth of flu, heart-attack, and weather data in the United Kingdom, a temperate country, and Hong Kong, a subtropical place, provides stronger evidence that flu contributes to myocardial infarction (MI).

 

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