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Study Claims Flu Shots Associated With Lower Risk of Heart Attack
Date:9/21/2010

re the study began.

The study matched about 16,000 heart attack patients, or cases, to about 63,000 controls by age, sex and other data that could affect the results. Each heart attack case had about four controls. The data was then analyzed after adjusting for other factors such as having additional cardiovascular risks, and how often the subject visited the doctor.

The study further looked at whether vaccinations helped prevent pneumococcal pneumonia, but found no protective benefit.

Krumholz said that was not surprising because pneumococcal infections are rare, compared to flu infections, and any impact of vaccination would be "diluted" by the small numbers.

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For more on flu shots for those with heart disease, go to American Heart Association.

SOURCES: A. Niroshan Siriwardena, Ph.D, professor of primary and prehospital health care, University of Lincoln, U.K.; Kirk N. Garratt, M.D., associate director, division of cardiac intervention, clinical director, Interventional Cardiovascular Research, and director, Interventional Cardiovascular Fellowship Program, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City; Harlan Krumholz, M.D., Harold H. Hines Jr. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), professor, investigative medicine and public health and director, Clinical Scholars Program; September 2010 Canadian Medical Association Journal


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