Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 19th, 1999
Lead researcher Kirkwood F. Adams Jr., MD, University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill, said that a woman has a survival advantage even if her CHF is as severe as a man's and she has had the disease for the same duration.
The study is significant because it challenges previous research findings suggesting that the survival advantage of women with heart failure over that of men might be due to differences between men and women in the type of treatment they...
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