Unique role of gender is featured in Circulation journal’s Go Red For Women issue focused on women’s heart health

Mother and daughter unpacking groceries in kitchenCirculation Journal Report

DALLAS, Feb. 19, 2018 – Mental stress was more likely to cause chest pain in young women who have had a heart attack compared to a comparable group of men, according to a study published in a special issue of Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association that also includes an additional 10 original studies and research letters about the unique role gender plays in heart health.

This is the second Go Red For Women issue of Circulation, celebrating the Association’s focus on women during the month of February. It includes studies about heart disease linked to pregnancy, spontaneous preterm delivery, pre-eclampsia, mental stress, risk factors, stroke and other topics.

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