Science Friday Published by Science Friday SciFri: Medicine's Gender Gap Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/355898/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women. Yet women make up only a third of subjects in cardiovascular clinical trials.