Quantcast

Latest Non-communicable disease Stories

2013-05-19 23:00:38

Pacific Island representatives of The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors published a new assessment of extreme health dangers in the region. Atlanta,

2013-05-15 13:09:32

Non-communicable diseases (NCD) and mental disorders each constitute a huge portion of the worldwide health care burden, and often occur together, so they should be addressed together.

2013-04-16 19:29:18

Many people survive their cancers, but end up dying of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

2013-04-10 17:15:59

Despite their greater life expectancy, the adults of today are less "metabolically" healthy than their counterparts of previous generations.

WHO Highlights Critical Role Of Nurses In Addressing Global Health
2013-03-20 15:35:50

A report recently published by the World Health Organization (WHO) and co-author Dr Linda Sarna emphasizes the vital role of nurses and midwives in reducing the worldwide impact of non-communicable diseases (NCD).

2012-12-31 05:01:48

Bel Marra Health, well known for offering high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new study that says obesity now tops hunger as a top world

2012-10-01 10:19:48

The statistics show that efforts to reduce heart disease deaths are successful, with mortality now falling in most of the continent.

2012-09-28 12:55:41

The burden of epilepsy in poorer parts of the world could be readily alleviated by reducing the preventable causes and improving access to treatment.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.