After heart attack, women more stressed than men

February 9, 2015 9:57 PM

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“It has been known for a while that (the) mortality rate is higher in younger women than in younger men after heart attack,” said lead author Xiao Xu, assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

But few studies have looked at gender differences in other outcomes, Xu told Reuters Health by email.

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