Cardiovascular Risk

Discontinuing Long-Term Aspirin Leads to Increased Cardiovascular Event Risk

Discontinuing Long-Term Aspirin Leads to Increased Cardiovascular Event Risk

There is more than a 30% increased risk of cardiovascular events following discontinuation of low-dose aspirin in long-term users.

Marijuana Use May Increase Risk of Hypertension-Related Death

Marijuana Use May Increase Risk of Hypertension-Related Death

Researchers found that marijuana use increases risk of hypertension-related death by three-fold, and marijuana use is linked to greater cardiovascular risks than cigarette smoking.

Energy Drink Consumption Affecting Cardiac Health?

Energy Drink Consumption Affecting Cardiac Health?

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Ingredients in energy drinks are contributing to adverse cardiovascular events, including angina and myocardial infarction.

Tocilizumab and Cardiovascular Risk in RA Patients

Tocilizumab and Cardiovascular Risk in RA Patients

No evidence was found of a higher cardiovascular risk among rheumatoid arthritis patients who switched from a different biologic drug or tofacitinib to tocilizumab vs to a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor.

Risk of Stroke May Double in Women With Migraine History

Risk of Stroke May Double in Women With Migraine History

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Stroke preventive measures should be considered in women with a history of migraine headache.

Comparing Cardiovascular Risk of Arthritis Medications

Comparing Cardiovascular Risk of Arthritis Medications

Celecoxib is comparable to naproxen and ibuprofen in cardiovascular safety for patients with arthritis at high risk for cardiovascular disease.

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