Women still worse than men after MI

Researchers have warned that women are still falling behind men when it comes to making critical lifestyle changes after experiencing an MI.

Presenting data on the incidence of heart disease in women in the lead-up to the World Congress of Cardiology in Melbourne in May, Professor Simon Stewart, head of preventive cardiology at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, said more than eight in 10 women report struggling to lead healthier lives after an MI.

Professor Stewart, who has conducted extensive research into primary care protocols for optimal