Latest Non-communicable disease Stories

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.

2012-09-18 22:41:09

Agreement by governments, by the end of 2012, on a set of ambitious global targets to curb the growing scourge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which includes cardiovascular disease (CVD; heart disease and stroke), is critical to avoiding the millions of premature deaths worldwide.

2012-01-17 06:21:32

Touchdown; score; it’s good! Next, comes the high-fives; the chest bumps, and chants. Every year, all over the world, millions of people flock to stadiums, packing them beyond capacity to cheer on their favorite team.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.