Spinal cord injury may increase risk of heart disease, stroke

08/26/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

People with spinal cord injuries were nearly three times more likely to develop heart disease and four times more likely to have a stroke than those with no spinal injuries, according to a study of almost 61,000 people in Canada. The findings were published in the journal Neurology.

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