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More young people dying of heart attacks

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Out of the 1,500 autopsies conducted by the Colombo National Hospital’s Coroner’s Court within the last three months, 100 people under the age of 50 have died due to heart attacks and diabetes, Colombo Coroner attorney-at-law Iresha Samaraweera said yesterday (18). 

She also said that 200 deaths related to people in the age group of 50 to 60 years were due to heart attacks and diabetes. She said that one third of the sudden deaths that occurred during the relevant period were due to heart attacks and the trend of young people dying due to heart attacks is increasing.

She said that according to the information of the family members of the deceased, most of these people are used to fast foods and some of them are away from home for work and education.

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