Cardiovascular patients do not change behaviors after stroke

Cardiovascular patients do not change behaviors after stroke

Half of the patients do not increase physical activity and continue to smoke.

An European study involving six countries, concluded that a significant percentage of patients do not change their behavior after suffering a myocardial infarction and / or stroke.

The researchers concluded that “many of the patients with cardiovascular problems followed in primary care are failing to make major changes in lifestyles and to control major risk factors”.

More than 300 million people suffer from rare diseases

More than 300 million people suffer from rare diseases

Systemic sclerosis, polycythemia or Marfan syndrome (MFS) are some of the diseases.

More than 300 million people all over the world suffer from diseases that are considered to be rare, according to a study published in the European Journal of Human Genetics.