Tag: women

More work needed to “untangle reasons” for gender gap in cardiovascular...

Writing in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, David Ouyang (Stanford University, Falk Research Center, Palo Alto, USA) and others report that while the number...

ESC calls for sex-specific drug dosages of cardiovascular medication

Sex-specific cardiovascular drug dosages are needed to reduce adverse reactions in women, according to a position paper from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)....

Men appear to have worse chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy

Men seem to have worse chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy than women despite receiving similar cancer treatments, according to research presented at EuroCMR 2017. “Cancer patients are living...

Taller, heavier women have nearly threefold greater risk of atrial fibrillation

Women who are taller, heaver and have a greater body surface area have a nearly threefold greater risk of atrial fibrillation than smaller women,...

Experts discuss non-responders to cardiac resynchronisation therapy at ESC scientific symposium

EPIC Alliance experts at the 2016 European Society of Cardiology (ESC; Rome, Italy) congress presented original research and real-world clinical evidence on non-responders to...