Women with history of kidney stones may face increased CVD risk

07/23/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

Kidney stones appear to be associated with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease in women but not men, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Data on more than 240,000 participants showed female patients with a history of kidney stones faced a 30% higher risk than men of developing heart disease, suffering a heart attack or being treated with a procedure to address an arterial blockage.

View Full Article in:

U.S. News & World Report

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Financial Officer
Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
Southfield, MI
Senior Vice-President Managed Care Mid-Atlantic Region
Mercy Health System
Conshohocken, PA
Associate Chief Financial Officer
Commonwealth Care Alliance
Boston, MA
Assistant General Counsel, Regulatorya
Cardinal Health
Waukegan, IL
Chief Operating Officer
Health Plan of San Joaquin
French Camp , CA