Cardiovascular Disease

Migraine Linked With Increased Long-Term Cardiovascular, Cerebrovascular Event Risk

Migraine Linked With Increased Long-Term Cardiovascular, Cerebrovascular Event Risk

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Migraine headache is associated with a higher risk for major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events.

Opioids, Sedatives, and the Risk for Cardiopulmonary and Respiratory Arrest

Opioids, Sedatives, and the Risk for Cardiopulmonary and Respiratory Arrest

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Opioids and sedatives may represent independent and additive predictors of cardiopulmonary and respiratory arrest in both medical and surgical patients.

Migraines and Risk for Cardiovascular Comorbidities

Migraines and Risk for Cardiovascular Comorbidities

Migraines are associated with elevated risks in several cardiovascular comorbidities, including myocardial infarction, stroke, and venous thromboembolism.

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.

Early CVD Detection in Patients With RA: Expert Insight

Early CVD Detection in Patients With RA: Expert Insight

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Patients with RA have a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and cardiac magnetic resonance can help with early diagnosis.

Chronic Disease Risk Increased With Adulthood Weight Gain

Chronic Disease Risk Increased With Adulthood Weight Gain

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Weight gain during early to middle adulthood is associated with an increased risk of major chronic diseases and decreases the likelihood of healthy aging.

Serum Vitamin D Level Linked to Cardiovascular Risks in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Serum Vitamin D Level Linked to Cardiovascular Risks in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

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In patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, levels of serum vitamin D are closely related to cholesterol levels and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Undiagnosed Chest Pain May Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Undiagnosed Chest Pain May Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Most patients with undiagnosed chest pain in primary care do not undergo cardiac diagnostic testing.

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.

CMV Connection With RA Cardiovascular Disease Risk: An Expert Interview

CMV Connection With RA Cardiovascular Disease Risk: An Expert Interview

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The cause of the RA-CVD link is unclear, although viral infection has been implicated in some studies.

Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Risk to Prevent Shoulder Tendinitis

Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Risk to Prevent Shoulder Tendinitis

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Risk factors for cardiovascular disease are associated with rotator cuff tendinopathy and glenohumeral joint pain.

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.

Assessing Risk for Cardiovascular Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Assessing Risk for Cardiovascular Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatology Advisor speaks with Erin Michos, MD, cardiologist at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Eric Matteson, MD, rheumatologist at Mayo Clinic, about refining cardiovascular risk assessment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

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