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Heart Disease in Men and Women
A look at the research on gender differences in heart disease.
# 135603 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US


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The paper looks at how recent research has found that important gender differences in heart disease exist. The paper explains that one of these differences is related to problems with diagnosis because women require different diagnostic tests, and secondly, risk factors are different for gender; diabetes can interfere with estrogen binding, and mortality rates are higher in diabetic women than in men. The paper also reveals that women who smoke have more than twice the risk of heart disease as men.

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"Recent research has found that important gender differences in heart disease exist (Unit 8 4). On of these differences is related to problems with diagnosis because women require different diagnostic tests than women need (Caves 30). Women of childbearing age and elderly woman have regularly been excluded from research. Results of current tests are based on data from men (Caves 30). Secondly, risk factors are different for gender; diabetes can interfere with estrogen binding, and mortality rates are higher in diabetic women than in men. Cardiac risk increases in women as estrogen levels decrease (Caves 30-31). Women who smoke have more than..."

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