Women More Prone to Die in Month After Heart Attack

But factors other than gender may be to blame, researchers say

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The finding could lead to genetic typing to help guide Plavix therapy, the researchers wrote, but they added that "prospective randomized clinical trials will be necessary to determine the efficacy of CYP2C19 genotype-directed therapy in evidence-based clinical decision making."

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Advice on heart disease in women is available from the American Heart Association.

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