China facing epidemic of heart disease, stroke

August 15th, 2016 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

A 20-year rise in cardiovascular disease (CVD) in China appears to have been spurred largely by increases in high blood pressure, according to a new study. Increasing body mass index (BMI), decreasing physical activity, a high prevalence of smoking, and unhealthy diet have also contributed to the growing burden of CVD -- now the leading cause of death in China.
Source: Health Medicine Science Daily

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