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...
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Don’t delay—here’s why acting quickly at the first sign of a heart attack is vital.
Since the mid-1990s, fewer Americans are having heart attacks each year and more of those who do are surviving, according to a Yale University study in JAMA.
Women are more likely to call 911 when their husband, father, or brother experiences heart attack symptoms than if they are experiencing symptoms themselves.
A study published in the BMJ suggests the effects of heart-related risk factors like hypertension, diabetes, and smoking differ between men and women.
A large clinical trial suggests the cholesterol-lowering medication alirocumab (Praluent) reduces heart problem and stroke risk in heart attack survivors.
People in cardiac arrest who are resuscitated by first responders using a laryngeal breathing tube instead of a traditional one are more likely to survive.
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.