Medical, Socialogical and environmental issues in cardiovascular disease epidemiology, prevention and rehabilitation.

We believe that in India and many other developing countries, urbanisation and “westernisation” and associated decline in physical activity, increased consumption of salt and calorie dense foods, obesity especially trucal obesity, metabolic syndrome, and stress are important risk factors for hypertension. Prevention of these lifestyles risk factors and novel management techniques especially for stress should be developed that are suitable for this country.

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Cardiovascular Disease in the Developing World and its Cost-Effective Management
Cardiovascular diseases account for a large proportion of all deaths and disability worldwide. Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study reported that in 1990 there were 5.2 million deaths from cardiovascular diseases in economically developed countries and 9.1 million deaths from the same causes in developing countries...