New research published in PLOS One this October reports not only do more women statistically die of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) than men, but they see dramatically increased mortality in the first year after their heart attack. Corresponding author Georg Schmidt, MD, and colleagues in Germany and England wrote in

Researchers investigate genetic risk factors to determine whether women are more likely to inherit type 2 diabetes and whether it is transmitted equally by both parents. Approximately 90% of all diabetes cases are type 2 diabetes. Although lifestyle factors such as hypertension, diet and excess weight can increase risk, this

A new study suggests that hypertension is a risk factor for dementia among women starting in their early 40s, but not for men. “Other studies have suggested that hypertension in midlife is a risk factor for dementia later in life, but these studies have mainly used blood pressure measurements when

October 08, 2017 Among women, but not men, mid-adulthood hypertension correlated with a 65% increased dementia risk. (HealthDay News) — Mid-adulthood hypertension is associated with increased risk of dementia among women but not men, according to a study published online Oct.