Lack of awareness, along with lifestyle-related factors, is a a key factor that leads to the high incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Dubai, says a specialist cardiologist at Medeor 24x7 Hospital.
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Majid Al Futtaim Properties, a leading developer of malls and hotels in the region, has partnered with Dubai Health Authority and Emirates Cardiac Society to launch a major awareness drive on the killer cardiovascular disease (CVD).
A total of 974 people had their hearts screened in the UAE under the Safe@heart initiative of Dubai Health Authority (DHA) held in partnership with AstraZeneca Gulf and the Emirates Cardiac Society.
The World Congress of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2012 (WCC) opened in Dubai today (April 18), featuring a line-up of 600 world-leading expert speakers who will share 1,000 new scientific abstracts.
The four-day congress, organized by t
Thousands of cardiologists and other healthcare professionals from over 100 countries are set to attend the World Congress of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2012 (WCC 2012) to be held in Dubai from April 18 to 21.
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Patients across the Gulf who are at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease need more aggressive treatment to mitigate these risks, such as treating high cholesterol levels, according to medical experts at the Pace event held recently.
Over 25 per cent of deaths in the UAE are caused by cardiovascular disease, and high cholesterol levels are a major cause of heart disease, according to a cardiology expert.
Heart disease is the No 1 cause of death in the UAE, stated Dr Om