The Pneumonia And Death From Heart Disease. Part 3 of 3

The Pneumonia And Death From Heart Disease – Part 3 of 3

Over 10 years of follow-up, of 591 people in the cardiovascular study hospitalized with pneumonia, 206 had a heart attack, a fit or died from heart disease. Likewise, of 680 pneumonia cases among those in the atherosclerosis study, 112 had a heart attack, a stroke or died from heart disease, Yende’s group found. “The hazard of heart disease or stroke with pneumonia was similar to the risk seen for other known risk factors, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or smoking” benefits.

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