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Cardiovascular harms from tobacco use and secondhand smoke

 70 per cent of Chinese smokers, 50 per cent of Indian smokers and 40 per cent of Dutch smokers are unaware that smoking causes stroke In the UK, the USA, and Australia, nearly half of smokers are unaware that secondhand smoke causes heart attacks in non-smokers The report, entitled “Cardiovascular harms from tobacco use and […]

Global Atlas on CVD Prevention and Control

LIVES CUT SHORT: REPORT REVEALS DIVIDE BETWEEN RICH AND POOR COUNTRIES FOR PREMATURE CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE DEATHS – Data provides a wake-up call for governments and individuals to take action against heart disease and stroke New York, 17 September 2011 – A global analysis reveals that some of the poorest countries in the world have among […]

State of the Heart – CVD Report

Every year, 17.1 million lives are claimed by the global burden of heart disease and stroke – 82% of which are in the developing world . The number of deaths – especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) – is alarming and saddening, particularly since through steps such as eating a healthy diet, regular physical […]