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Cardiology Management

Loneliness, Isolation Increase Risk of Heart Disease

2016 26 Apr

Loneliness and social isolation are linked to around a 30 per cent increased risk of having a stroke or developing coronary artery disease--the two leading causes of illness and death in high income countries--finds an analysis of the available evidence, published online in the journal Heart. The size of the effect is comparable to that of other recognised risk... Read more