Tag: women

Increased rate of acute myocardial infarction during pregnancy linked to increase...

A new study published in Mayo Clinical Proceedings indicates that the rate of acute myocardial infarction among pregnant women increased between 2002–2003 and 2012–2013...

Female acute myocardial infarction patients experience worse outcomes when treated by...

Brad N Greenwood (Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, USA) and others report in Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences of...

Women are still less likely to receive high-intensity statin therapy after...

New data show that, after a myocardial infarction, significantly fewer women than men fill a prescription for high-intensity statin therapy. These findings are despite...

More non-cardiac death explains higher rate of post-PCI mortality in females

According to a new study, the higher rate of all-cause mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in females relates to an excess of non-cardiac...
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First year after a myocardial infarction poses more risks for women

A team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has determined that in the first year after a myocardial infarction, women are subject to...
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Delayed diagnosis affects women’s treatment for heart disease

Factors such as delayed diagnosis may contribute to the differences in women and men’s treatment for heart disease, rather than gender bias alone. Women with...

Further data to support use of new-generation drug-eluting stents in women

A new study from the Women in Innovation Initiative and Drug-Eluting Stents (WIN-DES) collaborative has found that the use of new-generation drug-eluting stents is...

Nearly half of US women unaware that heart disease is their...

Women and their physicians are largely uneducated when it comes to females and heart disease, putting women’s health and lives at greater risk, a...

ESC calls for sex-specific drug dosages of cardiovascular medication

Sex-specific cardiovascular drug dosages are needed to reduce adverse reactions in women, according to a position paper from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)....

Early hospital discharge after TAVI less likely in women

A study, published in the Journal of Interventional Cardiology, indicates that females, bleeding, and blood transfusions—among others—are associated with lower odds for an early...

Few cardiologists take steps to avoid radiation exposure during pregnancy despite...

The Women in Cardiology (WIC) section of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) report that 47% of female cardiologists have avoided being pregnant during...

Young women with premature acute coronary syndrome now do as well...

It has become commonly accepted that women do worse than men following a heart attack or other coronary event. Earlier studies have documented that...

Women 50% more likely than men to be given incorrect diagnosis...

Women have a 50% higher chance than men of receiving the wrong initial diagnosis following a heart attack, according to a new study. The...