Cardiovascular diseases

Measles

Association of measles and mumps with cardiovascular disease: The Japan Collaborative Cohort 2015, Kubota, Atherosclerosis

A prospective study of more than 100,000 people in Japan, who were followed for 20 years.In men who had childhood measles, the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease was 8% lower, and those who also had an illness mumps is 20% lower.
In men who have had mumps, the risk of dying from stroke was 48% lower.
In women who had been ill with measles and mumps, the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease was 17% lower.