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Stroke & Atrial Fibrillation Risks Higher in RA

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The incidence of atrial fibrillation and stroke appears to be higher for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) than the general population, according to a Danish study. Investigators noted that the findings suggest that these conditions may be relevant in cardiovascular risk assessments of RA patients.

Abstract: BMJ, March 8, 2012

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