Australian women are three times more likely to lose their life to heart disease than breast cancer Heart disease is the silent killer of Australian women. Every day, 22 women lose their lives from heart disease. "If a man has a heart attack, he’s much more likely to survive that event," heart and lung surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp tells Sunday Night’s Angela Cox. Many women don’t see it coming until it’s too late. No woman is immune – even a former Olympian. After winning a swag of medals in the pool, Lisa Curry went on to conquer the physically demanding sport of outrigging. Then, out of the blue, she felt her body starting to falter. "I was out walking with my best friend who just happens to be a paramedic," Lisa explains. "I just didn’t feel right and I said to her, ‘I feel like I’ve got a 20-kilo […]