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Cardiovascular diseases remain number one cause of death, says WHO

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013 - 17:22 UTC
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Cardiovascular diseases remain the number one cause of death throughout the world, and killed nearly 17 million people in 2011, that is 3 in every 10 deaths. Of these, 7 million people died of ischemic heart disease and 6.2 million from stroke, reports the World Health Organization. Read full article


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  • Briton

    We suppose the world could give up , smoking , drinking , taking drugs legal or otherwise,,
    Stop driving cars, stop using anything made of oil or petrol? ,,

    Eye hear there is a great monastery down the road, perhaps we should all join up and get FIT

    Jul 23rd, 2013 - 06:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    I remember the advice given to me when my doctor was signing my application for Section 1 Firearms (pistols and rifles).

    Chris, you must never let bullets penetrate your body!

    It was a joke of course but as much help as the WHO report.

    Jul 24th, 2013 - 05:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MrFlagpole

    That picture appears to be Birmingham, England.

    Jul 24th, 2013 - 06:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    not sure where it is,

    Jul 24th, 2013 - 06:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @5 At the end of the day, everyone dies from “heart failure”. Quelle surprise!

    Jul 24th, 2013 - 07:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    3 MrFlagpole

    Well spotted, it's the Aston Expressway which runs from Birmingham centre to Spaghetti junction.

    The lane coloured red is the bi-directional lane: into town in the morning and back to the M6 in the evening.

    Jul 24th, 2013 - 09:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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