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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In fact it kills more than four times more women than breast cancer and according to statistics from the British Heart Foundation around 8% of women who die under the age of 45, are killed by heart and circulatory disease.
The HeartBeat account, which raises funds to help beat the UK's biggest killer - heart and circulatory disease - has hit the milestone less than six months after its launch.
British Heart Foundation figures show one in three women are killed by heart and circulatory disease, which is also the number-one cause of premature death in women in the UK.
Smoking also causes a fifth of coronary heart disease and kills 40,000 people a year from heart and circulatory disease, the BHF warned.
Cordis Corporation develops and markets devices for circulatory disease management, including stents, balloons, vena cava filters and catheters used in treating cardiovascular disease and related conditions.
Every two minutes someone suffers a heart attack and heart and circulatory disease is the UK's biggest killer.
6m last year to help the charity fight heart and circulatory disease - the nation's single biggest killer
This autumn the Coventry branch of the British Heart Foundation is appealing for volunteer schools co-ordinators to give up their time to join the fight against heart and circulatory disease.
Thousands of people in poorer areas are putting their lives at risk through heart and circulatory disease because they are too heavy.
The British Heart Foundation report shows smoking also causes a fifth of all coronary heart disease and kills 40,000 people a year by causing heart and circulatory disease.
Symptoms of circulatory disease often result in endothelial dysfunction, meaning blood vessels fails to properly dilate for adequate blood flow.
Their findings will increase understanding of the link between ageing and development of heart and circulatory disease.

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