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Men are twice as likely to have heart attacks as women, but new research may lead to gender-specific therapies.
. . Western Australians who live in the Kimberley and Pilbara outback regions are among those twice as likely to be hospitalized for heart attacks. . .
. . The Heart Foundation says there is a worrying inequality in heart health between the metropolis and the country of Western Australia, with residents of the area being more at risk than city dwellers.
. . Many experts agree that too many people are given unnecessary blood pressure and cholesterol medications while giving up those who really need them.
. . Babies born with a common inherited condition, familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) early in life.. Despite long-standing national guidelines, cholesterol screening has not been implemented - for children 2 years old with a family history of heart disease and ages 9 to 11 for all children - .