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Asthma increases risk for AF

Patients with asthma and a lack of asthma control had an increased risk for atrial fibrillation, according to a study published in JAMA Cardiology.
Aivaras Cepelis, MSci, of the department of public health and nursing at Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway, and colleagues analyzed data from 54,567 patients (53% women) from the HUNT2 and HUNT3 studies in Norway. Patients were excluded if they were diagnosed with AF at or before baseline.
Surveys were completed by patients to collect information on asthma, symptoms and medication use. Patients were then categorized
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