Items Tagged ‘Y chromosome’

February 9, 2012

Male Genes May Explain Higher Heart Disease Risk

By Mystery User

Although heart disease is the leading killer of women as well as of men, two heart disease patients out of every three are male, and heart disease strikes men 10 to 15 years earlier than it does women. No one really knows why. Now, a new study reports that part of the answer may lie […]

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Tags: heart disease, The Lancet, Virginia M. Miller, Y chromosome


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