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Women found to be at higher risk for heart failure and heart attack death than men – EurekAlert

Researchers found women face a 20% increased risk of developing heart failure or dying within five years after their first severe heart attack compared with men….

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DALLAS, Nov. 30, 2020 — Women face a 20% increased risk of developing heart failure or dying within five years after their first severe heart attack compared with men, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation.
Previous research looking at sex differences in heart health has often focused on recurrent heart attack or death. However, the differences in vulnerability to heart failure between men and women after heart attack remains…

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