Asthmatic patients more likely to have heart attacks

November 17, 2014 12:21 PM

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Asthmatic patients more likely to have heart attacks

Washington: A new study has found that patients with active asthma face twofold risk of having a heart attack.

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic research compared 543 patients who had heart attacks with 543 non-heart attack patients of the same age and gender. These patients were treated at health care facilities in Rochester, Minnesota, between 2002 and 2006. The average age of patients was 67 years old, and 4...

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