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Heart disease is a slow killer that usually catches victims off guard because they either don't: know their risk factors or they don't recognize the warning signs, until it's too late.
Common causes of heart disease among all women--such as obesity and smoking--are even more prevalent in the lesbian community, she says.
This kind of heart disease was virtually unknown in America in 1900.
The authors don't know why this high cholesterol food isn't associated with an increased risk of heart disease.
pneumoniae with coronary atherosclerosis and, more generally, with ischemic heart disease and would be consistent with the greater susceptibility of men than women to C.
The first studies of heart disease and depression showed that people with heart disease were more depressed than healthy people.
However, no studies have been done to show that lowering the homocysteine level reduces the risk of heart disease.
Understanding Heart Disease is ideal for the nonmedical reader confronting heart problems or cardiac emergencies.
Scientists recently have shown that estrogen lowers risks of heart disease and stroke in women over the age of 50, when they are most at risk for heart disease and stroke.
A study of 86 teenage females, with rheumatic heart disease, attacks the second argument by showing a higher rate of pregnancy for this group than for teenage females without rheumatic heart disease (Gordis & Markowitz, 1967).
This report provides insights into Coronary Heart Disease epidemiology, Coronary Heart Disease diagnosed patients, and Coronary Heart Disease treatment rate for top seven pharmaceutical markets.
15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released a report that finds a wide range of variation in the prevalence of coronary heart disease (a narrowing of the arteries that feed the heart), heart attack and angina (chest pain that occurs when the heart does not get enough blood).