In the first year after a heart attack, Women have higher mortality rates than men

Heart attacks pose a greater threat to women than to men. A team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has determined that in the first year after a heart attack women are subject to a significantly higher mortality risk than men with similar case histories. The scientists are urging doctors to provide intensive support to female heart attack patients, above all in the first 365 days after the event. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)