#Antihypertensives and #Statin Therapy for Primary #Stroke Prevention

The HOPE-3 trial (Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation–3) found that antihypertensive therapy combined with a statin reduced first stroke among people at intermediate cardiovascular risk. We report secondary analyses of stroke outcomes by stroke subtype, predictors, treatment effects in key subgroups. Methods:Using a 2-by-2 factorial design, 12 705 participants from 21 countries with vascular risk factors …

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The associations between prenatal #cannabis use disorder and neonatal outcomes

Background and AimsCannabis use disorder (CUD) during pregnancy has increased dramatically in the United States (US). This study examined the associations between prenatal CUD and adverse neonatal outcomes and heterogeneities in the associations by mothers’ tobacco use status and race/ethnicity. DesignPopulation-based, retrospective cohort study. SettingCalifornia, USA. ParticipantsA total of 4.83 million mothers who delivered a …

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