Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 20th, 2004
Derek Yach, MBChB, MPH, from the World Health Organization, published the special communication in the June 2, 2004, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
"Chronic diseases are the largest cause of death in the world, led by cardiovascular disease (17 million deaths in 2002, mainly from ischemic heart disease and stroke) and followed by cancer (7 million deaths), chronic lung diseases (4 million) and diabetes mellitus (almost 1 million). These leading diseases share key...
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