Heart disease remains the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. Heart attacks are one way this can happen. However both heart disease and heart attacks affect men and women quite differently. Here, with information from WomenH...
A large clinical trial suggests the cholesterol-lowering medication alirocumab (Praluent) reduces heart problem and stroke risk in heart attack survivors.
Gender inequality can raise the risk of dying from heart attack: Female heart attack patients are less likely to survive when treated by a male physician.
A highly-sensitive blood test to detect heart attack was faster and more accurate than conventional diagnostic methods in a study conducted in Texas.
Heart attack risk in U.S. women during pregnancy, birth, and the two-month postpartum period increased 25 percent from 2002 to 2014, say researchers at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine in New York City.
As people survive heart attacks at younger ages, learning to live as a heart survivor becomes more relevant to patients and caregivers.