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A step closer to uncovering why women fare worse after heart attacks

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

It’s one of the most vexing issues facing the treatment of heart disease: Why do women fare worse than men after suffering a heart attack?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United States. Yet, women are more likely […]

June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, Research, Top 10 Research 2016, Women|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A step closer to uncovering why women fare worse after heart attacks

Young women less likely to be prescribed or take post-heart attack meds

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Young women are less likely than young men to be prescribed or to fill their medication after a heart attack, according to new research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

It is recommended that both male and female heart attack […]