American Heart Association

Race, sex differences in silent heart attacks

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

New research suggests black and white men may be more likely than women to have a silent heart attack — one that doesn’t trigger symptoms such as chest pain and cold sweats — but women may be more likely to die from a silent heart attack.

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May 16th, 2016|Categories: Health, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, multicultural|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Race, sex differences in silent heart attacks

Coalition pushes for reduction in gender disparities in health care research

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A new alliance of health groups focused on bridging the gap between men’s and women’s health care stressed Thursday that the health care industry cannot abide by a one-size-fits all research system.

Women and men regularly exhibit different symptoms for the same diseases and tend to […]