January 5, 2021

The number of people dying from cardiovascular disease is steadily rising, and cardiovascular disease was the underlying cause of one-third of all deaths globally in 2019, according to new state of the art review published Dec. 9 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The paper reviewed the total magnitude of cardiovascular disease burden and trends over 30 years around the world and highlights an urgent need for countries to establish cost-effective public health programs aimed at reducing cardiovascular risk through modifiable behaviors. Read more.