Published in Law and Health Weekly, June 3rd, 2006
"Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of mortality both in men and women. In Europe, about 55% of all females' deaths are caused by CVD, especially coronary heart disease and stroke," according to a recent report published in the European Heart Journal.
M. Stramba-Badiale and colleagues of the Istituto Auxologico Italiano in Milan stated, "Unfortunately, however, the risk of heart disease in women is underestimated because of the perception that women are 'protected' against ischemic heart disease. What is not...
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