Heart attack care dangerously unequal for women, study finds

Heart attack care dangerously unequal for women, study finds
 

Fewer women who suffer a heart attack would die if they were given the same treatments as men, a new study found.
Researchers analysed the outcomes of 180,368 Swedish patients who suffered a heart attack over a 10-year period.
They found women were three times more likely to die than men in the year after having a heart attack.
The British Heart Foundation said: "Heart attacks are often seen as a male health issue, but more women die from heart disease than breast cancer."
Researchers at the University of Leeds and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden analysed data from Sweden's... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Regional, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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