Feb 04

New Test May Improve Detection Rate Of Heart Attacks In Women

By MD for Seniors

Cardiopulmonary disease and heart attacks are serious health risks for older individuals, men and women alike. Unfortunately, while heart disease can affect men and women equally, there is evidence to support the fact that cardiovascular conditions tend to be underdiagnosed in women, presenting a greater danger of heart attack later in life for females. A new study has examined a screening process that may potentially improve the detection rate of factors leading to heart attack, which can hopefully help doctors save more senior women from this common medical issue.

New test potentially doubles detection probability
A study coming out of the Royal …read more

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