High-risk HPV infection ups CVD mortality risk: study

Interaction between high-risk HPV and atherosclerotic CVD stronger in women with versus without obesity.
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Women with high-risk HPV infection have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease death, according to a study in the European Heart Journal.

Doctors from Kangbuk Samsung Hospital in Seoul, South Korea, examined the associations between high-risk HPV infection and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in a study involving 163,250 CVD-free women (mean age 40).