Latest Non-communicable disease Stories
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.
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.
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.
A new review published in Public Health Nutrition links salt intake reduction policies across EU member states to the socio-economic status of those countries and their citizens. Cambridge,
English-language journal on Cuban health and medicine puts focus on noncommunicable diseases. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 The new issue of MEDICC
MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “EpiCast Report: Type 2 Diabetes - Epidemiology Forecast To 2022” to its database.
Based on the experience of a large hospital in Tanzania, Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have discovered a "startlingly" high burden of hypertension in this sub-Saharan African country.
Nine years after the World Health Organization adopted a global strategy on diet, physical activity, and health to address risk factors for chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes (referred to internationally as noncommunicable diseases), only a few low-and middle-income countries have implemented robust national policies to help prevent such diseases.