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2014-03-06 12:28:17

Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action Explores Impact of NCDs on Women NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arogya World, with partner organizations from multiple sectors, announced today, in advance of International Women's Day, the start of a global quantitative survey to gather the perspectives of 10,000 women in 10 countries on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Arogya World and its partners Novartis, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, American Cancer Society,...

Sugar Intake Should Be Cut In Half
2014-03-05 14:05:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending that people cut their sugar intake in half in order to combat the obesity epidemic. WHO’s 2002 recommendation stated that sugars should make up less than 10 percent of total energy intake per day. However, the latest recommendations by the organization says that sugars should be less than 5 percent of total energy intake, or about six teaspoons. “Much of the sugars consumed...

2014-01-04 23:22:09

MarketResearchReports.Biz presents this most up-to-date research on "What next for Health in Food? Consumer Lifestyles, Nutrition, Food Labelling and Product Choice" Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Product Synopsis Disease-related, demographic, and desire-led drivers are making health of growing importance to food marketers. However, barriers such as cost, habits, and confusion over how to eat healthily are limiting consumer’s ability to act on these drivers. After...

2013-12-24 23:01:36

New research study “What next for Health in Food? Consumer Lifestyles, Nutrition, Food Labelling and Product Choice” worked out by Canadean has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Due to a decline in infectious diseases resulting from healthcare system improvements, the global health agenda tends to be dominated by non-communicable diseases. In fact, in 2008, around 60% (36 million) of the 57 million deaths globally were the result of...

2013-11-25 09:53:36

Mexican diet more dangerous than fast food chains A cardiovascular disease (CVD) expert is calling for mandatory screening of 18 year-old Mexicans to halt the CVD epidemic plaguing the nation. Cardiovascular risk factors will be a key theme at the Mexican Congress of Cardiology, held 23 to 27 November in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. The Congress is organised by the Mexican Society of Cardiology (MSC) and features a collaborative programme with the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Dr...

2013-09-17 23:19:56

Buena Salud América meeting in Bogotá Colombia brings together community agencies from throughout the Americas to highlight innovative models of heart health and well-being. Bogotá, Colombia (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Today, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launched an effort to highlight and support innovation through community partnerships to improve health and well-being throughout the Americas. The...

2013-09-04 08:18:58

A study based on a nationally representative sample of adults in China in 2010 indicates that nearly 12 percent of Chinese adults had diabetes and the prevalence of prediabetes was about 50 percent, according to a study in the September 4 issue of JAMA. "Noncommunicable chronic diseases have become the leading causes of mortality and disease burden worldwide. It was estimated that 34.5 million deaths globally were due to noncommunicable diseases in 2010, which reflected a significant...

2013-09-02 19:14:47

Gap with developing countries grows Measures taken in developed countries to reduce noncommunicable diseases – the leading causes of death globally – have improved the life expectancy of women aged 50 years and older over the last 20 to 30 years. But, according to a study that will be published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization on 2 September, the gap in life expectancy between such women in rich and poor countries is growing. The WHO study, one of a collection of...


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