In recent years, China has moved up the global rankings in a number of measures. Those include the size of the country’s economy and the growth of its middle class. But the country is also moving up the scale in at least one negative area as well. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
Heart disease is a big growth area for China. The latest Journal of the American College of Cardiology out this week includes the first study of its kind looking at a range of risk factors in China over a number of decades.
The news is not encouraging.