Womens Cardiovascular Health

News and new technology innovations for women's cardiovascular health can be found on this channel page. While heart disease is the #1 killer of women, women are affected differently than men when it comes to presentation of heart attack symptoms. Read about the Diagnostic Differences in Women’s Heart Health Additionally, women can face numerous cardiovascular issues related to pregnancy and increased risks due to changes to their bodies during and following pregnancy. Watch a VIDEO on cardio-obstetrics programs. Treatments for cancer, especially radiation and chemo for breast cancer, also can negatively affect the heart. Read about cardio-oncology.

Breast feeding may help reduce the stroke risk in women. Katherine Fornell

Breast feeding may help reduce the stroke risk in women.

News | Stroke | August 22, 2018

August 22, 2018 — Breastfeeding is not only good for babies, according to new research in the...

Cardiac Imaging Reveals Roots of Preeclampsia Damage in Pregnant Women
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | August 07, 2018

August 7, 2018 — Johns Hopkins researchers say a...

Endologix Reports Positive One-Year Results From the Ovation LUCY Study
News | Stent Grafts | July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 — Endologix Inc. announced one-year results from the LUCY (Evaluation of FemaLes who are...

Videos | Womens Cardiovascular Health | July 05, 2018

Malissa Wood, M.D., co-director of the Corrigan Women’s Heart Health Program, Massachusetts General Hospital,...

FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Including Pregnant Women in Clinical Trials
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | May 03, 2018

May 3, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced the availability of a draft guidance...

Videos | Womens Cardiovascular Health | March 21, 2018

A discussion with Doreen DeFaria Yeh, M.D., associate director, Massachusetts General Hospital Adult Congenital...

Beta Blocker Shows Mixed Results in Protecting Against Chemo-Induced Heart Damage
News | Cardio-oncology | March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 — After six months of follow-up, women newly diagnosed with...

Women often present with different symptoms for cardiovascular disease then men. There are sex differences between men and women with heart disease.

Women often present with different symptoms for cardiovascular disease than men. 

Feature | Womens Cardiovascular Health | February 12, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis

Clinical research has revealed men and women often have different presentations for cardiovascular disease (CVD)....

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