Published in Health and Medicine Week, December 19th, 2005
"Coronary heart disease (CHD) remains the leading cause of death among American women. Numerous differences exist between younger and older women and between women and men with respect to the pathology of CHD and its incidence and prevalence over the life cycle," according to a recent article published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
"Differences in lipoprotein levels and lipid fractions play an important role in CHD risk," wrote V. Bittner. "Hormonal influences on lipoprotein levels in women are complex, change...
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