Gender Differences in Heart Disease

Some risk factors are unique to females, and women are less likely to be studied in clinical trials.

Heart disease remains the number one cause of death for men and women in the U.S., but the risks and treatment of heart disease differ significantly between the genders. Unfortunately, awareness of these differences is still relatively poor in the general public, says cardiologist Holly Andersen, MD, director of Education and Outreach at the Ronald […]


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