https://www.wmc-card.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/iStock-609685498.jpg 523 668 Jo Inge Myhre, MD /images/WMC_logo_short_blue.svg Jo Inge Myhre, MD2017-10-31 12:40:562017-10-31 12:40:56Stroke – every minute counts!
The global burden of disease is in constant flux. Just a few years ago, infectious diseases accounted for the majority of deaths globally but this trend has been reversed in recent years, with most deaths now being caused by non-infectious diseases. Much of the blame is assigned to lifestyle changes and the growing number of smokers. Something the two diseases that claim the most lives each year worldwide – heart disease and stroke – have in common is that they primarily affect the blood vessels in the body. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at stroke. Read More