Why is heart disease still killing millions every year? Better policymaking could significantly reduce premature deaths from cardiovascular disease, the UK’s biggest killer
The heart is a remarkable muscle. It sits behind the rib cage, pumping 100,000 times a day to carry nutrients to the furthest extremities of the body.
But it is also a vulnerable organ, prey to the excesses of a modern western lifestyle – and as excessive lifestyles have spread around the globe, they have had a predictable effect. Continue reading... The Guardian