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Female MI Patients Less Likely to Present with Chest Pain

The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published study results which indicate that the proportion of MI patients who present without chest pain is significantly higher for women than men.  Researchers in the study examined predictors of MI presentation without chest pain and the … Read more

Pregnancy Complications Up CVD Risk by 30%

Reporting their findings in “Circulation,” published online February 12, 2012, Dr Abigail Fraser (University of Bristol, UK) and colleagues found that women who had had gestational diabetes or preeclampsia during pregnancy had about a 30% increased risk of CVD after … Read more

FDA Proposes Draft Guidelines Intended to Improve the Representation of Women in Medical Device Clinical Studies

Draft guidance aimed to address the historic underrepresentation of women in clinical studies was issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today. Intended for medical device developers and manufacturers, the guidance outlines agency recommendations for designing and conducting device … Read more

AHRQ Makes Call for Comments on Comparative Effectiveness Paper

The draft report for the AHRQ/ Duke EPC study Comparative Effectiveness of Treatment Strategies for Women with Coronary Artery Disease has been posted to the AHRQ Effective Healthcare website for public review and comment. To view the public posting and … Read more

Gender Data Forum a Big Success

On Thursday, December 8, SCAI Women in Innovations (“WIN”) and the American College of Cardiology teamed up to host the first ever Gender Data Forum. The forum gathered trial investigators from major ACS/AMI trials from around the world to present … Read more