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Heart disease deaths down 70% in a generation

22-Aug-2016

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Annual UK deaths from heart disease and stroke fallen from 341,000 in 1979 to 155,000 in 2014.

British Heart Foundation says it is due to better diagnosis and treatment.

However, number of hospital visits for these conditions is rising – up 3% in just 3 years.

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Charity organization researching heart and circulatory diseases

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Scientific Journal providing information about cardiovascular diesases.

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Associate Professor at University of Bath.