Latest Chronic diseases in China Stories

Premature Deaths Could Be Reduced By Aggressively Targeting The 'Big Four' Chronic Diseases
2014-05-04 06:20:40

Nearly 40 million deaths could be prevented by 2025 simply by achieving globally-agreed targets for a half-dozen essential health risks, including smoking and drinking, according to research published Saturday in the medical journal The Lancet.

2014-04-09 08:29:38

New initiatives driving better health outcomes by helping to shape lifestyles to prevent cancer and chronic diseases TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - More than 100 organizations

2012-11-05 15:09:49

A study estimating the death rate from heart and circulatory disease in each electoral ward in England has found that despite considerable improvements since the 1980s, the difference between the wealthiest and poorest communities has widened for people over 65.

Child Diabetes And Obesity Rates Higher In China Than The US
2012-07-06 11:55:44

These days, a McDonald’s Big Mac Hamburger is known internationally. While the fast food market has become more global, health issues like obesity and diabetes have had far reaching impacts in other countries around the world.

2012-02-29 11:40:51

Stroke is the leading cause of death in people over 65 in low- and middle-income countries.

2011-07-22 10:53:00

ATLANTA, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention has offered to serve as the accountability partner to ensure that surveillance recommendations laid out in the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report A Nationwide Framework for Surveillance of Cardiovascular and Chronic Lung Diseases, which was released to the public today, are implemented. The recommendations, which the IOM released in this report sponsored by the Centers for Disease...

2011-07-06 00:11:25

Countries with lower national income have disproportionately higher rates of death and disability associated with stroke compared with ischemic heart disease.

2011-01-04 10:32:00

DALLAS, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association is participating in an international effort to prepare for a United Nations (UN) high-level summit next year on non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

2010-06-18 23:50:00

BEIJING, June 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Younger, unmarried men around the world are least likely to be aware of hypertension (high blood pressure) and less likely to be receiving treatment.

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