Rajarshi Gupta • Madhuchhanda Mitra
Healthcare has been identified as one of the emerging areas of research in the current century. In spite of the remarkable development of science and technology in the last four decades, the average mortality rates have increased in most countries. Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) remain as the dominant killer all over the world. As per statistics from World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 17.3 million people died from CVD in 2008, representing 30% of all global deaths.