Periodontitis increases the risk of suffering from future atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseaseIt was already known, but so far there was no rigorous and exhaustive report that corroborated the link between periodontitis and the future risk of developing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Now two of the international reference entities in the field of periodontal and cardiovascular health, the European Federation of Periodontics (VET) and the World Heart Federation (WHF), publish a consensus powerful that leaves no room for doubt.
New report reveals the role of physical activity in preventing and treating cardiovascular diseasesThe European Heart Network, in collaboration with the WHO European Office for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases, has published an important report on physical activity policies for cardiovascular health. Each year, cardiovascular diseases cause 3.9 million deaths in Europe and over 1.8 million deaths in the European Union. Physical inactivity increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases by more than 20%.