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Unique role of gender is featured in Circulation journal’s Go Red For Women issue focused on women’s heart health
Issue Highlights: The second Go Red For Women issue of Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, features eleven original articles and research letters dedicated to women’s heart health. Topics include cardiovascular aspects of pregnancy and its complications; risk factors; symptoms of heart attack and mental stress among others.
Being a short kid is associated with increased risk of having a stroke in adulthood, according to Danish research published in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal.
Study Highlight: Children born with heart defects are more likely to survive into old age because of improved early treatments, but they may be more likely to develop early-onset dementia than people born without heart defects.
Stroke journal features women’s studies on how gender influences stroke risk, treatment and outcomes
Many aspects of strokes affect women and men differently, and four articles in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke highlight recent research and identify future research needs.
New medicines to fight heart disease, updated guidelines for strokes and high blood pressure, and research into genome editing are among the top heart disease and stroke advances in 2017, according to the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke.