Women who develop the condition are more likely to die than men — ScienceDaily

The wealthiest countries in Europe have higher death rates from atrial fibrillation than the least wealthy and these death rates are increasing more rapidly than incidence rates, according to the first analysis of its kind published in the European Heart Journal [1] today (Tuesday). The study also found that women who developed the condition were […]

Best running shoes for men: Break a sweat, not your arches

Serious upgrades to replace your worn-down running shoes. (Jenny Hill via Unsplash/) Running is truly an exercise of convenience. You don’t have to learn how to do it, and it doesn’t require any equipment other than your own two feet. Of course, those need to be outfitted correctly. Running around with bare feet might be […]

Mediterranean diet may decrease risk of prostate cancer progression — ScienceDaily

In a study to examine a Mediterranean diet in relation to prostate cancer progression in men on active surveillance, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that men with localized prostate cancer who reported a baseline dietary pattern that more closely follows the key principles of a Mediterranean-style diet fared better […]

COVID-19 isolation hurting women more than men

A study by University of Calgary researchers with the Hotchkiss Brain Institute examining sex and gender differences on sleep, empathy and mood during months of isolation due to COVID-19 has found that women are suffering more than men with poorer sleep and more anxiety, depression and trauma, while also feeling more empathetic than men. The […]

Best running shoes for men: Five things to consider

The best running shoes that’ll improve your workout. (jack atkinson via Unsplash/) Running is truly an exercise of convenience. You don’t have to learn how to do it, and it doesn’t require any equipment other than your two feet. Of course, those need to be outfitted correctly. Running around with bare feet might be fun […]

Women found to be at higher risk for heart failure and heart attack death than men

DALLAS, Nov. 30, 2020 — Women face a 20% increased risk of developing heart failure or dying within five years after their first severe heart attack compared with men, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation. Previous research looking at sex differences in heart health has often focused […]

Ardi and her discoverers shake up hominid evolution in ‘Fossil Men’

Fossil MenKermit PattisonWilliam Morrow, $32.50 She is the most controversial, convention-defying, weirdest-looking fossil hominid ever found. Fittingly, the group that discovered this 4.4-million-year-old adult female, nicknamed Ardi, includes the most controversial, convention-defying (and some would say weirdest-acting) fossil hunters and bone analysts to have ever wrestled with the puzzle of how humans and our ancestors […]

Why women make way less than men do in more religious places

Why is there a persistent wage gap between men and women? Turns out, religion may play a big role in the disparity.  New research finds that the wage gap is 8 percentage points wider in the five most religious states than in the five most secular, with women making 18% less than men in the […]

Association between African American race, clinical outcomes in men treated for low-risk prostate cancer with active surveillance

What The Study Did: This observational study estimates the 10-year risk for disease progression, surgery, metastasis, and cause-specific and all-cause mortality among African American men with low-risk prostate cancer managed with active surveillance. ### Authors: Brent S. Rose, M.D., of the VHA San Diego Health Care System and the University of California San Diego School of […]