Alexander Chuchalin, academician of RAS, Director of Moscow scientific research Institute of pulmonology, told about the main causes of death in Russia. Last year in the country died nearly two million people.
The leading causes of death remain diseases of the cardiovascular system. Followed by cancer, diabetes and diseases of the respiratory system. In sum, four types of diseases in the country are killed 85% of people.
It is the timely detection of these diseases should be given much attention by doctors and patients. Early diagnosis is one of the few opportunities to cure the patient and preserve his quality of life at the proper level.