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First set of recommendations in a decade advocate gender-specific approach for women

A more gender-specific approach should be used in diagnosing heart disease, according to the first set of guidelines in about a decade by the American Heart Association on women’s ischemic heart disease. The scientific statement is the first since 2005 to update recommendations about …

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Fluorescent particles might help predict heart disease

Here’s a warning for middle-aged women that might sound straight out of a science fiction novel: If a high level of fluorescent particles show up in your blood

SimpleScience@Heart: Can blood type predict your risk for heart disease? Maybe…

If you have type A, B or AB blood, you may have a higher risk for heart disease than those with type O. In a recent study, people with