From life-saving vaccines for cancer to new medicines that have transformed the fight against HIV/AIDs, medical innovation benefits people around the globe by creating new cures and life-extending medical advances for a wide range of diseases. As we continue our series exploring the value of medical discovery, we focus today on how innovation continues to transform the fight against heart disease.
As the second leading cause of death in Canada, heart disease impacts millions of families and costs our economy billions each year. More research must be done to further improve patient outcomes, but check out our infographic below to see how medical innovation has already greatly helped the fight against this disease:
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