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Landmark Trial in Tamil Nadu Reduces Mortality Due to Heart Attack – TN STEMI Program Shows the Way Forward for a National Heart Attack Program

India is a large country with a very high burden of non-communicable disease, particularly cardiovascular diseases. It is estimated that there are over 60 million patients with heart disease in India with…

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Meta-analysis examines whether aspirin is worth the risk for primary prevention

Despite clinically relevant reductions in nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI), the use of aspirin in patients without a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) does not lead to reductions in either cardiovascular- or cancer-related death, according to a recently published meta-analysis. The incidence of CVD in India is on the rise and… 

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Chest pain often absent in young women with myocardial infarction

Women with myocardial infarction (MI) are more likely to present without chest pain than men. Younger women without chest pain as a presenting feature of MI are also more likely to die in the hospital compared with their male counterparts, although this effect diminishes with age. Key Point: Women with… 

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