Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis linked to higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease

4 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Researchers have investigated the link between osteoarthritis and mortality in an epidemiological study. It was shown that the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease was higher for people with osteoarthritis than for the rest of the population.
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Statins Under-prescribed to Prevent Cardiac Diseases: Study

Statins Under-prescribed to Prevent Cardiac Diseases: Study

4 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Significant treatment gap is present in managing patients who are at risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
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Mortality risk from cardiovascular disease higher for people with osteoarthritis

4 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have investigated the link between osteoarthritis and mortality in an epidemiological study. It was shown that the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease was higher for people with osteoarthritis than for the rest of the population.
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