Interested to find out about heart valve disease.

A recent survey revealed 94 per cent of the over 60s in the UK do not know what aortic stenosis is, and 72 per cent of over 60s reported that they rarely, or never, have their hearts listened to by a doctor. This is despite annual mortality of severe aortic stenosis being considerably higher than most cancers and heart valve disease affecting approximately one million people over 65 years of age in the UK.

Read more in this Kirky Herald article….