Scientists at the University of Leeds and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden used data from Sweden's extensive online cardiac registry, SWEDEHEART, to analyse the outcomes of 180,368 patients who suffered a heart attack over a 10 year period to December 2013.
After accounting for the expected number of deaths seen in the average population, the researchers found that women had an excess mortality up to three times higher than men's in the year after having a heart attackRead the whole article
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When you’re prescribed a course of antibiotics, it’s important to finish the whole thing. At least, that’s the message that’s been perpetuated for years by doctors, nurses, parents and the media. But now, a group of British doctors are making the case that in most cases, it’s time to drop the...Read More
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