Why younger women are less prone to heart disease than men

Why younger women are less prone to heart disease than men

Women are less likely to develop heart diseases, especially at younger ages, because of a better risk profile compared to men, according to a recent study in The Lancet. It further established how patterns for risk factors and their association with people getting heart disease remained the same in low, middle, and high-income countries. The […]

Can you really die of a broken heart? Study says yes

Can you really die of a broken heart? Study says yes

Dying of a broken heart was just a figure of speech until 2002 when Dr Hikaru Sato and colleagues at Hiroshima City Hospital described it in a study. Sato named the condition takotsubo cardiomyopathy. It was quickly dubbed “broken heart syndrome”. More recently, scientists have discovered that you can also die of an excess of […]