circulatory disease


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circulatory disease

A generic term for any disease affecting the heart or blood vessels; cardiovascular disease is in far more common usage.
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And the chain will also train its pharmacy teams to help improve customers' awareness and information on cancer, heart and circulatory disease, and Type 2 diabetes.
Higher mortality for males due to circulatory disease and cancer (excluding breast cancer) were the largest contributors to the gap.
Maureen Talbot, senior cardiac nurse at the BHF, said: "Too few women realise that heart and circulatory disease is their biggest killer.
Lead researcher Dr Teresa Norat said: "This large European study is the first that shows there is a strong association between following the recommendations and a reduced risk of dying from cancer, circulatory diseases and respiratory diseases.
Systematic review and meta-analysis of circulatory disease from exposure to low-level ionizing radiation and estimates of potential population mortality risks.
prescriptions written every year for heart and circulatory disease.
The latest research, which looked at the results of several previous studies, found that for every two hours of TV watched a day, there was an increased risk of an extra 38 people in every 100,000 in America dying from heart and circulatory disease.
section] These deaths were then grouped into three cause-of-death categories (malignant neoplasm, circulatory disease, and respiratory disease).
They also had lower risks of death due to any cancer, several specific cancers (including uterine and ovarian), circulatory disease (and, specifically, ischemic heart disease) and a broad range of other diseases; they were at increased risk of dying a violent death.
June Davison, senior cardiac nurse at the British Heart Foundation, said: "It is well established that aspirin can help prevent heart attacks and strokes among people with heart and circulatory disease - so this group of people should continue to take aspirin as prescribed by their doctor.
The difference was even more pronounced when it came to circulatory disease.
The event raises funds to support the fight against heart and circulatory disease - the North West's biggest killer.

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