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India BP Patients’ Rise Alarming, Special Hypertension Day to be Declared Soon

Indian Health Ministry has decided to dedicate a particular day of each year to highlight the dangers of hypertension, the silent killer that is growing nationwide at an alarming rate. The World Health Organisation (WHO) figures show that hypertension accounts for 7 percent of disability adjusted life years worldwide, and 9.4 million deaths annually. Speaking at the 23rd Annual Conference ...

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