Ischaemic heart disease

Absolute risk of MI and stroke increase with psychological distress

Psychological distress has a strong dose-dependent association with both myocardial infarction and stroke in both men and women, data from the Sax Institute’s NSW 45 and Up study shows. Presented overnight at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich the study involving 221,677  participants found high or very high levels of distress were associated ...

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