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.

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...

breast cancer, herceptin chemotherapy drug, heart damage, monitoring, Journal of Clinical Oncology study
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | April 28, 2016

April 28, 2016 — Breast cancer patients undergoing treatment with trastuzumab-containing regimens should be...

women and men, heart disease symptoms, PROMISE trial, ACC.16
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | April 05, 2016

April 5, 2016 — Chest pain and shortness of breath are the most common symptoms reported by both...

women, heart disease risk, not informed, survey, ACC 2016
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | April 01, 2016

April 1, 2016 — Although nearly three-quarters of women taking a recent survey had one or more...

American Heart Association, AHA, scientific statement, heart attacks, women, cardiovascular disease
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | March 31, 2016

March 31, 2016 — After a lengthy review of increasing medical evidence, the American Heart Association has published...

WomenHeart, National Policy & Science Summit on Women's Cardiovascular Health, cardiovascular disease, summit, commentary
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | August 20, 2015

August 20, 2015 — WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease announced that it will host the...

safe exercise level, atrial fibrillation, AF, men, women, HRS
News | May 18, 2015

May 18, 2015 — New research reports significant differences between men and women with...

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