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Certain psychological attributes may be risk factors for heart disease

Research has linked psychological attributes such as anger, hostility and depressive symptoms to increased levels of C-reactive protein. Increased levels of this protein are associated with heart disease and strokes.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Health and Age

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About: Certain psychological attributes may be risk factors for heart disease

Date: 25 October 2004

Source: Health and Age

Author: Susan Aldridge

URL: http://www.healthandage.com/Home/gm=1!gid1=6315

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