IBD may increase risk of stroke, heart attack, study finds

10/15/2013 | HealthDay News

An analysis of data from nine studies showed patients with inflammatory bowel disease such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis were 10% to 25% more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke. The risk was more common among women, according to the study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology.

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