Major research suggests that the introduction of a smoking ban has resulted in a 40 per cent fall in the number of people suffering from heart attacks as the result of passive smoking. Heart attack rates in the UK have fallen by up to 42 per cent since the 2007 smoking ban, major research suggests. […]
Posted: October 20th, 2016 under Doctors, Health Direct, Heart Disease, NHS Deaths, smokers, Uncategorized.
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Many adults in the UK are unaware of the risk factors for heart disease, according to new research. While a third of people are worried about getting dementia or cancer, only 2% are afraid of coronary heart disease, a survey by the British Heart Foundation has found and one in ten adults confessed to not […]
Posted: September 29th, 2014 under Health Direct, Health Professionals, Heart Disease, Obesity, Preventable Crisis, smokers, Uncategorized, weight loss.
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After Leonardo da Vinci dissected the heart of a man he produced the first known description of coronary artery disease. More than 500 years later, coronary artery disease is one of the most common causes of death in the western world. “He had a great mind, and he was willing to really look and see,” […]
Posted: June 28th, 2014 under Health, Health Direct, Health Professionals, Heart Disease, NHS Deaths, Uncategorized.
Tags: Health, Health Direct, Health Professionals, healthcare, heart, Heart Disease, NHS Deaths