Tag: gender

AHA statement highlights need for more data on sex differences in...

A new American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement has highlighted the need for more data about sex differences in the use of and response...
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Carotid stenosis in women: Should the approach differ?

The existing evidence on whether women with carotid stenosis experience inferior treatment outcomes compared to men is mixed—and this uncertainty is reflected in the...
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Else Charlotte Sandset

Else Charlotte Sandset is a consultant neurologist in the Stroke Unit of the Department of Neurology at Oslo University Hospital, and chair of the...
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ESOC 2021: Non-traditional risk factors for heart attack and stroke rising...

Work stress, sleep disorders, and fatigue—which are regarded as non-traditional risk factors for heart attack and stroke—are rising more steeply among women than men,...
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Gender disparity in comprehensive stroke centre routing highlighted at SNIS 

Women may be less likely than men to be sent to a comprehensive, or “Level 1”, stroke centre for emergent large vessel occlusion (ELVO)...
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Men and women respond equally well to spinal cord and DRG...

In a study intended to explore gender differences in patients with failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) or chronic visceral pain, men and women have...

Neurologists speak out about gender disparity at global stroke gathering

The International Stroke Conference (ISC) attracts thousands of neurologists each year to network with fellow experts and watch compelling presentations on the very latest...

Women may be at higher risk for sports-related concussion than men

Female athletes are 50% more likely than male athletes to have a sports-related concussion, according to a preliminary study released to be presented at the...