Posts Tagged ‘disease burden’

December 13th, 2012

Hypertension And Smoking Top List Of Global Risk Factors

Worldwide, hypertension and tobacco smoking are the single largest causes of death and disability, according to findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010), the largest ever assessment and analysis of global health and disease. In an unprecedented move, the Lancet devoted an entire issue to the study, including seven separate articles and eight comments. GBD 2010 […]