Lower heart failure risk with higher education

University educated patients are up to a third less likely to develop heart failure following acute myocardial infarction than those with basic schooling, research shows.

The findings suggest acute MI patients with low education need to get help early, have equal access to treatment, take their medications and are encouraged to improve their lifestyles, says lead author Dr Gerhard Sulo, of the University of Bergen in Norway.

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