Navigation Links
Stressful Jobs May Raise Women's Heart Attack Risk, Study Finds
Date:11/15/2010

By Amanda Gardner
HealthDay Reporter

SUNDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have taxing jobs with little control over their busy days are at higher risk for heart attacks or the need for coronary bypass surgery, new research suggests.

Furthermore, worrying about losing one's job also raised the odds of having cardiovascular disease risk factors such as high blood pressure and higher cholesterol levels -- but not actual heart attacks, stroke or death, the researchers said.

The study, presented Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in Chicago, breaks new ground for being one of the first to look at the effect of work-related stress on women's health. Most previous studies have focused on men and, yes, those studies found that job stress upped males' odds for cardiovascular disease, too.

Women comprise roughly half of the U.S. workforce today, with 70 percent of all women holding some kind of job, said study senior author Dr. Michelle A. Albert, an associate physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

Albert and her colleagues looked at more than 17,000 female health professionals, with an average age of 57, who showed no signs of cardiovascular disease at the beginning of the study.

Participants responded to statements about how draining their job was, such as -- "My job allows me to make a lot of decisions on my own" or "My job requires that I learn new things" or "My job requires working very fast."

"Job strain [involving] psychological demand and decision latitude are tied into the concept of skill, how you are allowed to be at your job, is your job repetitive, does it require you to work at a fast pace," explained Albert.

Over 10 years of follow-up, the researchers noted that women with high job strain -- demanding jobs over which they had little control -- were more likely to be sedentary and to have high cholesterol. They were also at almost
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Why we fight: Men check out in stressful situations
2. Having Relative With Atrial Fibrillation Raises Own Risk
3. High Cholesterol in Middle Age May Not Raise Dementia Risk for Women
4. Could a Prostate Cancer Treatment Raise Colon Cancer Risk?
5. Women Who Drink Sugary Beverages Raise Risk of Gout
6. Long-Term Statin Use Wont Raise Cancer Risk: Study
7. Smoking May Raise Risk of Death in Women With Breast Cancer
8. Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Blood Vessel Plaque
9. Genetic Deletion Linked to Raised Risk of Autism, Schizophrenia
10. Hemophilia Drug Used Off-Label Raises Clot Risk
11. Eating Peanuts While Pregnant May Raise Childs Allergy Risks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Stressful Jobs May Raise Women's Heart Attack Risk, Study Finds
(Date:7/9/2014)... flatulence and have a reputation for being highly toxic, but ... now being being found to offer potential health benefits in ... and dementia. A new compound (AP39), designed and made at ... therapies, by targeting delivery of very small amounts of the ... , Scientists in Exeter have already found that the compound ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... The liver is one of the most important organs ... that we utilize our food properly this is ... removed from our organism this is its detoxification ... and unhealthy food all damage the liver. The resulting ... deposits, cirrhoses, and life-threatening liver failure. According to the ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Small print and poor printing on prescription labels ... may lead to errors in taking medication, according ... and CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind)., ... Pharmacists Journal , found that labels on prescription ... professionally recommended guidelines for legibility. , By simply ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... , , , , , ... , , , , ... the weapon was an SA80 assault rifle and the microphone is 50m downrange from the firer and approximately 30cm from the bullet... , ... , , , , ... , , , , , ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... has risen dramatically in Western societies. One frequently cited ... and have fewer infections than previous generations, thereby delaying ... researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, monitored children ... the immune system in relation to allergic disease. All ... Vstra Gtaland Region, half of them on farms that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Rotten egg gas holds key to healthcare therapies 2Health News:Telemedicine for patients with chronic liver diseases 2Health News:Telemedicine for patients with chronic liver diseases 3Health News:Most prescription labels fail to meet guidelines, risking dosage errors 2Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 2Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 3Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 4Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 5Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 6Health News:Fit for the frontline? New study identifies the hearing requirements of British soldiers 7
... admitted that four Indian states have been badly hit ... fever, but it claimed// there have been no causalities ... fever during the current year are Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, ... and Family Welfare Minister Anbumani Ramadoss told the Lok ...
... could help fight the weight gain, according to scientists ... study// were published in the medical journal Physiology and ... black or green herb teas encourage burning of fat ... obtained with combinations of black pepper, turmeric, ginger, cumin, ...
... used to get a second opinions on mammogram images, which ... slow. // ,In order to speed up the process, ... is able to get useful information from a mammogram database ... image in question to every image of breast cancer in ...
... encephalitis, a bird-borne Asian virus that has left a ... brain damage has been adopted by the the Bill ... virus is expanding its geographic reach and threatens several ... of the Japanese encephalitis program at Seattle-based Program for ...
... put NHS general practioner and hospital consultants in its stores. ... //Company to become Alliance Boots which will be effective on ... already providing NHS Chlamydia-testing services. But a lot of opposition ... this is a scheming move towards NHS privatization. , ...
... and Helain Landy, M.D. of Georgetown University Medical Center ... //planning while they are in medical school. ... Gynecology journal which pointed out to the gap that ... play an important role in helping a woman chose ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Four States in India Affected by Chikungunya: Government 2Health News:Google-Like Model Used To Diagnose Suspicious Breast Masses Quickly 2Health News:Gates Foundation Adopts Fight against Encephalitis 2Health News:Gates Foundation Adopts Fight against Encephalitis 3Health News:Gap Exists between Medical School Teaching and Physician’s Practic 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... Calif. , Jan. 15, 2014 Massachusetts ... (NASDAQ: AMGN ) announced today that ... discover and validate new therapeutic targets and develop ... chronic disorder that affects millions worldwide. The MGH-Broad-Amgen ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  In an unprecedented effort to curb the spread ... and other transport vehicles, an advanced and portable UV germicidal lamp ... the first time. In order to prevent EMS ... pathogens, West Palm Beach Fire Rescue is ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  According to Millennium ... technology market intelligence, the United States ... (TEO) device markets will expand moderately through 2022, ... segments. In particular, increasing interest in drug-eluting beads ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 3Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 4Superbugs No Longer Ride In Rescue Vehicles 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 3
... , ... 20 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... catalogue. , Global Self Monitoring Blood ... Growth , http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164657/Global-Self-Monitoring-Blood-Glucose-Market-(SMBG )-Increasing-Adoption-to-Drive-Growth.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire ...
... , NEW YORK, ... market research report is available in its catalogue. ... 2009 , http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164742/Global-Markets-for-Assisted-Reproductive-Devices-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire ... U.S., 15 Countries in Europe and Japan. This ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 2Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 3Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 4Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 5Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 6Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 7Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 8Reportlinker Adds Global Markets for Assisted Reproductive Devices 2009 2
... a bold new way to improve your ... PRO. This expanded menu profiler eliminates time-consuming ... total turnaround time. Plus, the CX9 PRO ... esoteric chemistries, TDMs, DATs, proteins and serologies ...
... 53 on-board assays, an available menu ... of performance-driven features, the CX500 PRO ... automate time-intensive manual processes.The SYNCHRON CX ... and DL2000* intergrate to create a ...
... This user-friendly instrument is ... Protein analyzer for the ... is a well established ... results for a wide ...
... The Medtronic Diagnostic Workstation ... all your gastrointestinal function testing ... flexibility by allowing you to ... offering the consistency and reliability ...
Medicine Products: