Cardiovascular Disease Resource Center

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Do Statins Cause BPH, Sexual Dysfunction?

A study evaluates the link between use and male gonadal and sexual function.

Hypertension Evaluation

View this chart on hypertension evaluation for a quick overview on detection and evaluation of hypertension.

NSAIDs and VTE Risk

Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may increase risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE).

Psoriasis, Uncontrolled Hypertension Linked

People with more severe cases of psoriasis may be at increased risk of uncontrolled hypertension.

New Line of BP Monitors Launched

Omron Healthcare announced the launch of a new line of blood pressure monitors.

FDA: Asthma Drug Dangers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about a slightly increased risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events among patients being treated with Xolair (omalizumab; Genentech and Novartis) for asthma compared to those not treated with Xolair.

Drug-Coated Balloon Catheter PTA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lutonix DCB (Lutonix 035 Drug Coated Balloon) Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Catheter.

Adverse Effects of Cannabis

Research on cannabis use conducted over the past 20 years have provided insight on adverse effects such as an increased risk of psychosis and cardiovascular events, but many of the findings do not account for confounders or are unable to establish a causal relationship.

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