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Most cardiovascular risk associated with OA is linked to the use of NSAIDs

More than two thirds of the increased cardiovascular risk associated with osteoarthritis is linked to the use of NSAIDs, a Canadian study has found. Recent research suggests that osteoarthritis is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and several mechanisms have been proposed to account for this association, including frequent use of NSAIDs, given ...

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