CVD linked to more types of arthritis

Osteoarthritis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) are each associated with elevated risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to two meta-analyses.

While it is widely known that rheumatoid arthritis increases CVD risk, little is known about other forms of arthritis.

Now a meta-analysis shows that psoriatic arthritis (PsA) increases the risk of cardiovascular disease by 43% compared