Cardiovascular diseases are the diseases that affect heart, its blood vessels or cardiovascular system. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term that describes a disease of the heart or blood vessels. Atherosclerosis and hypertension is said to be the main of cardiovascular diseases. Along with these the causes may also be age related factors, smoking, etc. It is said that cardiovascular diseases are the main reason for deaths around the globe. Cardiovascular diseases include Coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, Hypertensive heart disease, Heart failure, Cardiac dysrhythmias. Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on September, 2014