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 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 monitored...
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 and men with...
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 risk factors for heart...
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 a...
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 first...
women, blacks, larger loss of life expectancy, heart attack, JACC, study, Harlan Krumholz, Emily Bucholz
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015 — Women and black patients lost more years of their expected life after a heart attack when compared to...
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 atrial fibrillation (AF) and the...
HRS, early menopause, atrial fibrillation, Women's Health Study
News | May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015 — A largest-of-its kind study has found that women who experience menopause at a younger age are at a...
hot flashes, endothelial function, cardiovascular disease, risk, women, age
News | April 06, 2015
April 6, 2015 — Two new studies suggest women who experience hot flashes earlier in life appear to have poorer...
radiation therapy, breast cancer, breath hold, heart, clinical study
News | January 19, 2015
January 19, 2015 — Women who have breast cancer on their left side present a particular challenge to radiation...
interventional radiology, placenta accreta, RSNA, study
News | December 05, 2014
December 5, 2014 — Researchers reported on a procedure that can preserve fertility and potentially save the lives of...
News | June 17, 2014
June 17, 2014 — A total of 16 pioneering medical innovations were showcased in front of approximately 4,000 healthcare...
rsna 2013 ultrasound systems cardiovascular women's US PlusView Packages
Technology | November 22, 2013
November 22, 2013 — ContextVision will debut four real-time ultrasound image enhancement packages as part of its US...
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Feature | November 01, 2013
November 1, 2013 — A clinical trial conducted exclusively in women suggests that an initial strategy of using the...
Context vision RSNA 2013 ultrasound systems US Plusview women's health
News | October 10, 2013
October 10, 2013 — At the Radiological Society of North America 2013 meeting (RSNA 2013), ContextVision will announce...