Navigation Links
Young women prone to heart attack

A new US research has found that young women are much more likely to die following a heart attack than young men.The study, which contradicts the stereotype that men// are more likely to die of heart attacks, was published in The Annals of Internal Medicine this week.

Researchers from Emory, Yale and Massachusetts Universities followed 6000 patients for two years after they were discharged from hospital after a heart attack. They found that 28.9 per cent of the female patients had died within two years, compared with 19.6 per cent of the male patients.

Age had a dramatic impact, with the risk of death for women compared to men increasing 15.4 per cent for every 10 year decrease in age."The interaction between sex and age has an important effect on long-term mortality rate after myocardial infarction (heart attack)", the authors said.

Cardiovascular disease kills more women than all cancers. The early warning signs of heart attack can vary greatly, experts say. While these include such classic symptoms as chest pain, gray colour and sweatiness, women can also experience general malaise, nausea, abdominal pain and excessive fatigue.

It may also be, they said, that women are more at risk of death after heart attack because of increased depression, social isolation and lack of support once they leave hospital. Because heart attacks are less common among women, they may be admitted to hospital at a more acute stage of heart attack, and may therefore be less likely to survive in the long term .


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Young womens woes
2. Young womens woes
3. Zinc may enhance growth in Young sickle cell patients
4. Blood Pressure Checks To Be Done For Children As Young As Age 3
5. The Harmful Effects Of Stress in Young Adults
6. Viagra Used More By Young Men
7. Young Smokers at Increased Risk Of Developing a Heart Attack
8. Calcium-rich Diet Good For Youngsters
9. Reconstituted Blood Better For Young Hearts
10. Young Patients On Antidepressants Found To Be Associated With Suicidal Tendencies
11. Hearing Problems Of Middle Age Are Affecting The Younger Generation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... care communications company offering education, research and medical media, has launched ... working in infectious diseases. , As the all-inclusive resource for infectious disease ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Florida (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... weather-forecasting company is unveiling its revolutionary new 2.0 version at the International Roofing ... has “put the power of the world's most advanced weather technology in the ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... (VRI) within Healthcare, recently partnered with Heart City Health Center to ... nearly 23 years, Heart City Health Center has provided the Elkhart community with ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Huntington, NY (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 ... ... web-based compliance tracking solution, The Guard, to associations of medical professionals throughout the ... HIPAA compliance, including security risk assessments, policies and procedures, employee training, regulatory updates, ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... Emergency ... be harder to find. Unfortunately, this can leave patients with dental emergencies at risk ... , is now offering emergency dental care. , Common dental emergencies include:, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... , Feb. 10, 2016  The Baylor ... received an in-kind gift from ... VeinViewer® Vision vein finder for the nursing ... students as they learn how to start ... with traditional technique. ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... VIEW, Calif. , Feb. 10, 2016 ... of a synergistic confluence of various technologies ... value propositions, previously unavailable. These opportunities create ... and convergence, in turn, drives the development ... entrepreneurial scenario is characterized by technology convergences, ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - The President of New Venture ... release of an anti-radiation product from their Research ... in the treatment of cancer using radiation and ... assist in the healing of radiation burns, even ... protect only the healthy cells from radiation damage. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: