Smoking, diet causing heart disease: experts

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Smoking man holds electronic cigarette in hand. A lot of smoke around.

LAHORE: 

Smoking, poor dietary habits and lack of exercise are the major causes of cardiovascular diseases among the people of South Punjab, said Nishter Medical College and Hospital’s head of cardiology department Dr Haroon Aziz Babar.

He was speaking at a news conference held at a local hotel on Sunday.

On the occasion, Pakistan Cardiac Society (PCS) and Health Research Advisory Board (Healthrab) also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to award the 3rd Cardiology Research Award at the 48th CardioCon to be held in Multan in November this year. Young cardiologists would be given cash prizes on their research in the field.

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