Singapore meet tackles innovative cures for dreaded diseases

Heart disease. Strokes. Cancer. Just the mention of these dreaded diseases is enough to strike fear in the heart of any individual. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common type of heart disease in the world today. The World Health Organization has named it one of the top 10 causes of death. In 2015, 8.8 million deaths worldwide were due to CVD. A type of CVD is coronary artery disease (CAD), which occurs when fatty deposits, cholesterol and plaque build up in the arteries, obstructing blood supply to the heart. Another form of cardiovascular disease is peripheral artery disease (PAD), a circulatory problem ...Keep on reading: Singapore meet tackles innovative cures for dreaded diseases

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