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Unlocking the Secrets of Heart Disease: Essential Facts for Women
2 days ago - By Cathe Friedrich
Heart disease has long been known to be a leading cause of death among women worldwide. However, despite vast improvements in medical technology and knowledge, many women are still unaware of their risk factors or when to start screening.
This lack of awareness can result in delays in diagnosis and treatment, which can ultimately lead to more serious health consequences. As such, all women should be informed about the risk factors for heart disease and know when to start screening.
There's a misconception that heart disease is a health problem that mostly affects men. However, the...
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Occupational physical activity raises heart disease risk in men, but not women
2 days ago - By Healio
Strenuous occupational physical activity increased risk for ischemic heart disease in men but not in women, researchers reported.
“This emphasizes the importance of taking sex differences into account in studies of health effects of ,” Karen Allesøe, PhD, MSc, MPH, of the department of occupational and social medicine at the Center for Clinical Research and Prevention at Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark, and colleagues wrote in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
In a prospective cohort study, Allesøe and colleagues
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