Health topic quickview: Cardiovascular diseases

A collection of Cardiovascular diseases-related information in the Health website.

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Cardiovascular disease

28 November 2016

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disease burden in Australia. The number of people living with cardiovascular disease is increasing due to factors including population ageing and improved treatments that have resulted in people living longer with CVD.