Migraine headache is associated with a higher risk for major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events.
Opioids and sedatives may represent independent and additive predictors of cardiopulmonary and respiratory arrest in both medical and surgical patients.
Migraines are associated with elevated risks in several cardiovascular comorbidities, including myocardial infarction, stroke, and venous thromboembolism.
There is more than a 30% increased risk of cardiovascular events following discontinuation of low-dose aspirin in long-term users.
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.
Ingredients in energy drinks are contributing to adverse cardiovascular events, including angina and myocardial infarction.
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.
Stroke preventive measures should be considered in women with a history of migraine headache.
Celecoxib is comparable to naproxen and ibuprofen in cardiovascular safety for patients with arthritis at high risk for cardiovascular disease.
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