Migraines Hike Women's Risk for Heart Problems

Published Online: January 16, 2013
SAN DIEGO -- Women who have migraines with aura may be at higher risk for major cardiovascular events and thrombosis, according to two studies.

In the first study, researchers led by Tobias Kurth, MD, ScD, of the National Institute of Health and Medical Research in Bordeaux, France, found that migraine with aura is a "strong relative contributor" to an increased cardiovascular risk.

Read the full story: http://bit.ly/U0YiMR

Source: MedPage Today

Feature
Recommended Articles
Drug manufacturers often fail to stick to the 15-day timeframe of reporting serious adverse events to the FDA, a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine reports.
Although hospital readmissions can be difficult to predict, there is a link between the number of discharge medications prescribed to a patient and the risk of 30-day readmission.
At the ongoing annual ACS NSQIP Conference in Chicago, physicians from the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia presented a risk score tool that can predict a person's dependence on mechanical ventilation post surgery.
There is a link between low-value prescribing and graduate medical training, according to a study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
The high cost of running a state-based health insurance exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act could lead to states turning over operations to the federal government or joining forces with other states.