Giving Flu Vaccine Can Prevent Heart Disease

Recent studies have found that the flu vaccine reduces future risk of heart attack and stroke. Quoted by the Times of India, the percentage reduction in the risk by more than 50 percent. It is a good news for people who have a history of heart attack risk.

This conclusion was made ​​after researchers conducted a review of six clinical trials on heart health volunteers who had received the flu vaccine. This included 6,700 patients who had previously had a history of heart disease.

In his analysis, the researchers found that the flu vaccine lowers risk of major heart problems by 36 percent in one year later. The heart problems include heart attack, stroke, heart failure, or heart-related death.

In addition, they also have a 55 percent lower risk of heart attack to get a new for ever experienced. And, it is possible they did not die of heart problems.

Dr Jacob Udell, researchers at the University of Toronto, this, also said people probably will decrease the risk of heart problems when the flu vaccine was given more powerful than the standard flu vaccines. And, this is a positive impact on patients.

The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.