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Cause of Most Heart Attacks Found

Researchers Say They May Know What Causes 90% of Heart Attacks

Stress Effect Stronger Than Thought continued...

Yusuf agrees that a concerted, international effort could greatly reduce what he calls a pandemic of heart disease. "We need to build healthier environments," he says. "Shopping, work, and residence should be concentrated in the same area so that people can walk to a store or walk to work or school."

The study received funding from 39 institutions including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario as well as a number of pharmaceutical companies.

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