Job strain 'puts women at risk'
Women with high job strain have a 40% increased risk of cardiovascular disease compared with those in less demanding posts, a US study suggests.
They have a 88% raised risk of a heart attack and more chance of strokes and damage requiring coronary artery bypass surgery, researchers said.
Researchers from Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital followed 17,415 healthy women for more than 10 years
- BBC Ceefax 15/11/2010