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.