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#1: The burden of heart disease in India in 2012 with Dr Rajeev GuptaJul 26, 2012 16:20 EDT
In this inaugural episode, host Dr Denis Xavier (St John's National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore) and renowned academic Dr Rajeev Gupta (Fortis Escorts Hospital and Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur) set the stage for the series with an overview of heart disease in India and its underlying risk factors. What explains the dramatic rise of cardiovascular disease and how is it being addressed?
- The Million Death Study
- Nonphysicians pinpoint those at high CVD risk in rural India
- UN General Assembly urges action on noncommunicable diseases
- ACS patients in India: Younger, poorer, sicker, and dying
Dr Gupta has served as an advisor or consultant for Merck. He has received grants for clinical research from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (US).
Dr Xavier has received research funding to his institution from AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cadila Pharma, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Sanofi, and United Health. He has received peer-reviewed research grants from the National Institutes of Health (US), Wellcome Trust (UK), and Indian Council of Medical Research.