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Outcomes Worse for Women With MI at 50 Years or Younger

FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 — Women who experience their first myocardial infarction (MI) at ≤50 years of age are less likely than men to undergo coronary revascularization or be treated with guideline-directed medical therapies, according to a study published online Oct. 13 in the European Heart Journal. Ersilia M. DeFilippis, M.D., from Harvard Medical School […]

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US women drank more during pandemic: study

Alcohol consumption among women in the United States rose during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study published Tuesday. Researchers found that women drank about 5.4 days per month compared to their 2019 average of 4.6 days What’s more, women drank heavily on average 0.6 days a month during the pandemic compared to 0.4 […]

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CDC: Women more likely to experience anxiety, depression

(HealthDay)—Women are more likely to experience anxiety and depression, and women and older children are more likely to receive mental health treatment, according to new statistics from four data briefs published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics. Emily P. Terlizzi, M.P.H., and Maria A. Villarroel, Ph.D., from […]

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Women and suicide: The dangers of social isolation

Men have long been recognized as being most at risk of suicide, but the Office for National Statistics recently reported the highest annual rate of female suicides in the UK since 2004. This increase in female self-inflicted deaths comes at the same time as concerns the pandemic may increase the number of people who attempt […]

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Women with higher neuroticism are less physically active

Personality traits help to understand why some people are physically active and others are not. A new study from the Gerontology Research Center and the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, shows that the role of personality may vary depending on how physical activity is measured. Personality traits reflect […]