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.

Videos | Cardio-oncology | February 01, 2018

American Heart Association (AHA) released a scientific statement Feb. 1, 2018, linking breast cancer and...

Laxmi Mehta, M.D., reviews an echocardiogram at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center for a cardio-oncology cancer patient to look for heart damage caused by chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

Laxmi Mehta, M.D., reviews an echocardiogram at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. She is calling for more research and collaboration to examine the link between heart disease and breast cancer to develop new treatments and preventative measures.

Feature | Cardio-oncology | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 – Heart disease and breast cancer are two of the most prevalent diseases among women in the United...

Fat Distribution in Women and Men Provides Clues to Heart Attack Risk
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 – It is not the amount of fat in your body but where it is stored that may increase your risk for...

Videos | Womens Cardiovascular Health | January 11, 2018

Doreen DeFaria Yeh, M.D., associate director, MGH Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, and co-director, MGH...

Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to experience heart failure and heart attack. American Heart Association (AHA), #AHA2017
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | December 06, 2017

December 6, 2017 — Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to experience heart...

Lack of sleep may cause heart disease in older women. American heart Association, #AHA2017
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | December 06, 2017

December 6, 2017 — Older women who do not get enough sleep were more likely to have poor cardiovascular health,...

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Share360 Tailored Service Portfolio
News | Cardiac Imaging | November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017 — To address the specific needs of...

Cardiovascular Risk Significantly Higher in Women With Fatty Liver Disease
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017 — Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated with significantly higher risk of...

Review Paper Calls for Gender-Specific Heart Health Strategies
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | August 08, 2017

August 8, 2017 — Radical changes to our healthcare system accounting for the unique needs of...

Greater Emphasis Needed on Preventing, Treating Heart Disease in Women
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | July 06, 2017

July 6, 2017 — Women and physicians do not put enough emphasis on...

pregnant women, congenital heart disease, new recommendations, Circulation journal, UCLA
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 — New recommendations for healthcare providers, published in the American Heart Association...

women, heart screening age, Orlando Health survey
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — A new national survey by Orlando Health found that most...

women in cardiology, female cardiologists, cardiology survey

According to the JACC survey, women only make up 13 percent of cardiologists, which is much lower than other medical specialities. 

News | Cardiovascular Business | December 28, 2016

December 29, 2016 — Cardiologists are highly satisfied in their careers; however, disparities remain between the...

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