Tag Archives: cardiovascular disease

Landmark Trial in Tamil Nadu Reduces Mortality Due to Heart Attack – TN STEMI Program Shows the Way Forward for a National Heart Attack Program

India is a large country with a very high burden of non-communicable disease, particularly cardiovascular diseases. It is estimated that there are over 60 million patients with heart disease in India with…

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Cancer and Diabetes: The Disharmonious Disease Alliance

We need to battle against cancer and diabetes together and in fact, prevention as well as control measures need to be addressed…

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Prevalence of Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases in Bangladesh

CVDs and its associated known risk factors account for 13.4% of disability adjusted life years (DALYs) lost in Bangladesh…

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Global Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease – A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Chronic kidney disease is associated with age-related renal function decline accelerated in hypertension, diabetes, obesity and primary renal disorders. Cardiovascular disease is the primary cause of morbidity and mortality where CKD is regarded as an accelerator …

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Quality Improvement for Cardiovascular Disease Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death globally. While the number of CVD deaths has not changed significantly in high-income countries since 1990, the number of deaths has increased by…

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Salt Intake and Health Risk in Climate Change Vulnerable Coastal Bangladesh: What Role Do Beliefs and Practices Play?

High blood pressure is the major risk factor of cardiovascular diseases especially heart diseases and stroke. In South East Asia, an estimated 36% adults have hypertension. In Bangladesh more than 27% of all deaths are thought to be associated with cardiovascular diseases…

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Expression of Heat Shock Protein 70 Gene and Its Correlation with Inflammatory Markers in Essential Hypertension

Hypertension is characterized by systemic high blood pressure and is the most common and important risk factor for the development of cardiovascular diseases. In India, the prevalence of adult hypertension has risen dramatically over…

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