Author: Dr. Hector J Rodríguez Casanovas. Doctor of Dentistry, Master in Periodontology UT at Houston-HSC Dr. Jorge Serrano Granger. Doctor of Dentistry, Master en Periodontology UCM
Published on: October 2014
Non-communicable diseases are the leading cause of mortality worldwide; in the year 2008 alone, they caused 36 million deaths. The distribution was as follows: cardiovascular diseases, 48%; cancer, 21%; chronic respiratory diseases, 12% and diabetes, 3%.