Cerebrovascular Diseases and Associated Risk Factors in WHO Eastern Mediterranean Countries

@inproceedings{Boutayeb2014CerebrovascularDA,
  title={Cerebrovascular Diseases and Associated Risk Factors in WHO Eastern Mediterranean Countries},
  author={Abdesslam Boutayeb and Mohammed Derouich and Wiam Boutayeb and Mohamed E. N. Lamlili},
  year={2014}
}
Background: In the WHO Eastern Mediterranean region, nearly onemillion deaths are caused by cardio-vascular diseases every year. During the last decade, the number of deaths caused by stroke increased by 23%. Most cardiovascular diseases can be prevented by addressing behavioural risk factors such as tobacco use, alco hol, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, and metabolic risk factors like obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and raised lipids. Methods: This is a systematic review on… CONTINUE READING

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