• Sjögren's syndrome linked to increased cardiovascular comorbidity

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    Primary Sjögren's syndrome is associated with increased cardiovascular comorbidities, according to data published in Arthritis Care & Research.
    “Patients with chronic autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, largely because of the systemic inflammation,” Aurelie Beltai, MBBS, of the University of Montpellier, France, and colleagues wrote. “In RA, the cardiovascular disease is the main cause of death. publications show different
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