Mind your temper

Published: Thursday 15 January 1998

Studies show that men who lose their cool are twice at the risk of heart attack as compared to more mild-mannered men. Susan Everson and her colleagues at the University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, USA, reached the conclusion after studying 2,110 middle-aged men, most of them in their 50s. The researchers say that majority of the stroke victims suffer brain damage or death because they do not get an effective clot-busting drug.

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