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Heart disease is major cause of adolescent death

Update: October, 28/2015 - 09:01

HA NOI (VNS) — Heart disease accounts for 30 per cent of total deaths caused by non-transmitted diseases in Viet Nam, according to recently published statistics.

The Viet Nam National Congress of Interventional Cardiology was held by the Health Ministry and Interventional Cardiology Association Branch on Sunday in Ha Noi.

Cardiovascular disease and cancer are among the major causes of adolescent deaths in the country. The congress said that many of the deaths were attributed to a lack of timely intervention. — VNS

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