Women face a 20% increased risk of developing heart failure or dying within five years after their first severe heart attack compared with men, according to new US research published in Circulation (DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.048015). In addition, women were more likely than men to be older and have a more complicated medical history at the time of their heart attacks.






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