One in five people will develop heart failure. Many cases of heart failure are preventable with healthy lifestyles

Source: European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

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Date of publication: May 2015

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell:  One person in five is expected to develop heart failure in developed countries, a disease with no cure but which is largely preventable.  It feels as if every breath in and out is through a narrow straw.  The Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is calling for greater public awareness of heart failure symptoms

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

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