Red Alert for Women's Hearts
April 27th 2010
Europe's politicians put women on 'red alert' for their risks of cardiovascular disease - 27 April 2010
Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death for women in Europe, and more women die from CVD than from all cancers combined, women - and many of their physicians - remain largely unaware of their risk of developing CVD. Importantly, this is a risk which increases dramatically with age.