SUN COMES UP, BLOOD PRES­SURE GOES DOWN

Sunday Mail - Body and Soul - - FRONT PAGE -

death from skin can­cer [in the UK] may in­ad­ver­tently in­crease the risk of death from far higher preva­lent car­dio­vas­cu­lar disease and stroke,” they con­cluded.

Car­dio­vas­cu­lar disease, which is of­ten linked to high blood pres­sure, ac­counts for 30 per cent of deaths around the world an­nu­ally. Both of th­ese con­di­tions vary ac­cord­ing to sea­son and lo­ca­tion, with higher lev­els re­ported in win­ter and in coun­tries fur­ther from the equa­tor, where the sun’s ul­tra­vi­o­let ra­di­a­tion isn’t as high.

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