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Asthma and incident cardiovascular disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
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    • Raghupathy Anchala, pulmonologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • Bill Brashier,M.Maganji,A.Jantikar,Sundeep Salvi

    Dear Editor,

    We read with great interest the article by Schanen[1] et al. - Asthma and incident cardiovascular disease in which the authors have shown an association between multivariate adjusted Hazard ratio and incident stroke, but, not with Coronary heart disease in both model 1 and 2. One of the most important risk factors for coronary heart disease in asthmatics identified so far is the use of inhaled short-ac...

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