Women fare better under female doctors: review

When female patients are treated by women cardiologists, they have lower mortality, authors say

Women doctors achieve better outcomes for their female patients with heart disease than their male counterparts, a US review finds.

Researchers analysed 13 studies of doctor-patient gender relationship and outcomes, in the study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

One of their findings was that mortality among women with heart disease treated by a male doctor was higher than among those treated by a female doctor.

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