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Latest Non-communicable disease Stories

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.

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.

2013-09-02 19:14:47

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.

2013-08-12 23:18:47

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,

2013-08-02 23:05:08

English-language journal on Cuban health and medicine puts focus on noncommunicable diseases. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 The new issue of MEDICC

2013-06-27 23:35:24

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “EpiCast Report: Type 2 Diabetes - Epidemiology Forecast To 2022” to its database.

2013-06-26 13:52:01

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.

2013-06-12 16:04:53

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.


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.