Medical advances to heart treatment key to longer lives: Bureau of Statistics

Australian Financial Review reports on increased life expectancy statistics for Australians. 

Bob Graham from Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is quoted throughout the article:

“He said the ageing population, rising rates of obesity and diabetes, and lack of research funding would put the country into crisis areas at a time when it already spends billions on treating cardiovascular diseases.

“It’s already the highest cost by disease,” he said. “We have not kept research funding up with that.

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