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

double the risk for a heart attack and at a 43 percent higher risk to undergo a bypass procedure. The researchers found no significant link between job strain and either stroke or risk for death.

Women with job insecurity (fear of job loss) were not more likely to have a heart attack or other event, but they were more likely to have several risk factors for cardiovascular problems, including physical inactivity, high cholesterol, hypertension or diabetes. They were also more likely to weigh more.

When it came to health, how demanding a job was seemed to trump how free women were to make decisions or to use their creativity.

"In our particular cohort of female health professionals, the 'demand' component of this model appeared to be driving the vascular risk and less so the control factor," Albert stated.

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, director of Women and Heart Disease at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, said: "This is the first time that we are seeing the realities of the fact that women are in the workforce just as much as men but oftentimes are not in a position of management. And it's not just necessarily working but the nature of what the job is like."

It should be noted that this study highlighted an apparent association between job stress and heart trouble for women, and did not prove a cause and effect.

A second study, also presented at the meeting, found that, if you're a woman, there may be such a thing as sleeping too long, although perhaps not sleeping too little, when it comes to heart health.

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health tracked the sleep habits and stroke incidence of almost 70,000 women for 20 years.

They reported that women who slept for 10 hours or more had a 63 percent higher risk of suffering a stroke, and a 55 percent hiked risk when other factors such as blood pressure were taken into account. Women who slept seven hours -- the median amount of sleep reported in the stud
'/>"/>

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:3/2/2015)... Today the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) ... recognize and support the more than 5.3 million Americans who ... leads the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month by ... theme for the 2015 to 2017 campaign is: Not Alone. ... educating the general public about the incidence of brain injury ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... GBCHealth, a prominent business coalition ... activities and investments in global health issues, today ... members to serve on the organization’s Board of ... Strategist and Co-founder of Partners In Health, and ... Abbasi, General Manager of Global Health and Medical ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 ... Jimmy Buffett tickets at the Hollywood Bowl . This ... can add customer appreciation promo code JIMMY-BUFFETT-2015 for added ... celebrate because their favorite performer will be headlining at ... This concert will be on Thursday, October 22nd ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... FL (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 While ... with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, the ... and hearing loss are bringing light to the value ... statistics reveal that nearly 1 in 20 U.S. children ... in 10 in some major cities.(1) Stratus Video ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... March 02, 2015 ZoomCare announced ... remake American healthcare. Zoom will expand its Portland ... clinics and advanced care studios delivering urgent care, ... services, specialty care and outpatient surgery. With its ... to almost all healthcare needs outside of hospitalization. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Brain Injury Association of America Launches “Not Alone” Campaign for Brain Injury Awareness Month 2Health News:Dr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth’s Board of Directors 2Health News:Dr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth’s Board of Directors 3Health News:Dr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth’s Board of Directors 4Health News:Dr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth’s Board of Directors 5Health News:Cheap Jimmy Buffett Tickets Hollywood Bowl: Ticket Down Slashes Prices on Jimmy Buffett Tickets at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles/Hollywood, CA 2Health News:Stratus Video Addresses Inadequate Language Interpreting for 2.4 Million U.S. Children 2Health News:Stratus Video Addresses Inadequate Language Interpreting for 2.4 Million U.S. Children 3Health News:Stratus Video Addresses Inadequate Language Interpreting for 2.4 Million U.S. Children 4Health News:ZoomCare Announces 28-Location, On-Demand Neighborhood Health Campus 2Health News:ZoomCare Announces 28-Location, On-Demand Neighborhood Health Campus 3
... people in order to show- how eating patterns can stop you ... aged 60 or over living in many countries . They ... ate lots of green leafy vegetables, beans, olive oil, nuts and ... meat and sugar was also linked to keeping a smoother skin.// ...
... inhibitor ramipril, used for the treatment of hypertension, can ... thereby lowering the risk of stroke and myocardial infarction ... Heat Outcome Prevention Evaluation (HOPE) study showed the drug ... broad range of patients – those with normal or ...
... chronic bronchitis, research has found. It has been thought that ... survey of almost 16,000 people aged 18 to 47 ... opposite. ,The researchers found that the disease affects ... Young smokers were particularly at risk, and men were more ...
... occur in several forms, but systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)--usually ... It is an incurable disease marked by inflammation and ... the joints, skin, heart, kidney and central nervous system. ... mistakenly attacks the body's own tissue. ,New research ...
... to believe that a gene-based treatment for heart disease may ... blood vessels in hearts with severe hardening of the arteries ... patients suffering with heart disease.// ,Treatment options for ... that open blocked arteries and improve blood flow to the ...
... A new study from Brazil has found that coffee ... blood levels of cholesterol and the protein homocysteine.High levels ... disease. Some of the compounds, called terpenoids, are known ... Right, of Marylandl University Hospital ,US, explained that "it ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New light on Cardiology 2
(Date:3/2/2015)... -- Edison Investment Research, a leading ... full coverage of Abzena  Highlights of ... biotech analysts Christian Glennie and Dr ... offers a range of key services and technologies ... biological products. Antitope (immunogenicity testing, protein engineering, cell ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital will soon become the first ... treat cancer using the TrueBeam™ STx system for radiotherapy ... VAR ).  At a Grand Opening event last Friday, ... of treatment including radiosurgery, a precise method of using ... from outside the body, without performing surgery.  ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... -- Valencia Technologies Corporation (" Valencia ") ... small device for the treatment of high blood pressure ... double-blinded, controlled trial are compelling and provide the Company ... succeed in a large U.S. trial for FDA approval. ... Valencia has successfully raised more than 2.2 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Edison Initiates Coverage on Abzena 2Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital to Deliver First TrueBeam STx Radiosurgery Treatments in Singapore 2Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital to Deliver First TrueBeam STx Radiosurgery Treatments in Singapore 3Valencia Technologies Implants its 48th Patient, Continues Equity Crowdfunding 2
... , RYE, N.Y., Nov. 19 Curemark LLC, ( ... focused on the treatment of neurological diseases, announced that the ... for CM-AT, its autism treatment, at three additional clinical trial ... Center in Phoenix, Arizona (SARRC); Pennsylvania State University,s Pediatric Clinical ...
... , PARIS, Nov. 19 Radiall and Integral ... medical applications, signing an agreement to confirm this new alliance. ... a long period of time, the company has established relationships ... OEMs supplying diagnostic equipment. , Integral Process is a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Curemark Opens Patient Enrollment for Autism Treatment at Three More Clinical Trial Sites 2Curemark Opens Patient Enrollment for Autism Treatment at Three More Clinical Trial Sites 3Radiall and Integral Process Sign Agreement 2
... Trellis Infusion Catheter enables the physician to ... fluid, and disperse the agent by means ... Trellis is a multi-lumen catheter with two ... and infusion holes located between these balloons. ...
... OptiEdge offers design innovations that ensure outstanding ... handling. The biostable acrylic material of the ... the patented OptiEdge is designed to both ... of contact with the posterior capsule; and ...
... posterior chamber lenses are optical implants for ... in the visual correction of aphakia in ... The optical portion consists of a high ... have biconvex optics and supporting haptics of ...
... an intraocular lens that doesn't stop ... natural human lens, the new ACRYSOF® ... high-energy blue light. But while it ... your patient's view. That's just as ...
Medicine Products: