Posted by: audreybenenati | May 10, 2010

Massive increase in cardiovascular events forecast in China

Beijing, China – A new study using computer modeling has predicted that there will be a massive increase in cardiovascular events in China during the next 20 years [1]. But the authors note that this epidemic could be averted if intensive prevention strategies were implemented.

The study, published online May 4, 2010 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, was conducted by a team led by Dr Andrew Moran (Columbia University Medical Center, New York).

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