Cardiology

 
Elevated Urinary Stress Hormones Up Risk for Hypertension, CV Events in Prospective Cohort Study
September 15, 2021

Each doubling of levels of 4 stress hormones was associated with a 21-31% increase in risk of developing hypertension over a median 6.5-year follow-up.

Study: Younger Cannabis Users Nearly Twice as Likely to Report Heart Attack
September 13, 2021

New research suggests frequent cannabis use can raise the risk of myocardial infarction in adults younger than 45 years.

HIV Infection Linked to Elevated Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Veterans, New Study Shows
September 09, 2021

Patients with HIV had a 14% higher risk of sudden cardiac death than those without HIV, according to a large analysis of US veterans.