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Heart disease used to be an ailment of the rich. But it’s now striking the world’s poor

In 2016, an estimated 1 million people died of HIV/AIDS, 445,000 people died of malaria, and 1.7 million died of tuberculosis.

Nearly 18 million died of heart disease. And more than three-quarters of those deaths occurred in the developing world.

If you ask someone to list the most lethal global health problems facing the world today, something as mundane as heart disease doesn’t typically top the list. Yet there it sits, responsible for one-third of all global deaths.

What’s more, in poor countries, those deaths are happening earlier. In wealthy regions like the US and Europe, heart disease tends to burden the elderly (only 15 to 20 percent of deaths from heart…

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 Heart disease used to be an ailment of the rich. But it’s now striking the world’s poor

Heart disease is responsible for a third of all global deaths, and most of them are in the developing world.

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Cardiac Health

I am Dr Tryzelaar and a retired cardio thoracic surgeon. After a life-long career in the treatment of heart diseases, I created this web site to help you with your cardiac disease questions., an Internet Portal on Cardiology, provides latest information and education for Cardiologists and Patients/Consumers under two separate websites respectively. It caters to the needs of Healthcare Professionals, especially Cardiologists, Physicians, Medical Students, Patients/Consumers and other related Healthcare Professionals.

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Comprehensive site covering the business side of heart care.

Harvard Heart Letter

The Harvard Heart Letter is your trustworthy source of heart health information. It will put you in closer touch with everything that''s happening right now in the frontiers of cardiac medicine. With every issue the focus is on the latest medical advances that can help you live a longer, healthier life.

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Heart disease affects 1.3 million Canadians. But with healthy behaviours, you can delay the onset of heart disease or stroke by as much as 14 years. Here’s what you need to know.

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National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

The NHLBI plans and directs research in development and evaluation of interventions and devices related to prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients suffering from such diseases and disorders. It also supports research on clinical use of blood and all aspects of the management of blood resources. Research is conducted in the Institute's own laboratories and by scientific institutions and individuals supported by research grants and contracts.

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