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Latest Non-communicable disease Stories

2011-11-14 22:37:10

World citizen number 7 billion is less likely to die from infectious diseases like measles or even AIDS, and more likely to contract diabetes or other non-communicable diseases (NCDs), as they are now the leading causes of deaths globally.

1-in-10 Adults Will Have Diabetes By 2030
2011-11-14 13:12:44

According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), one in 10 adults could be diagnosed with diabetes by 2030.

2011-09-23 12:03:51

The European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) welcomes the UN High Level Meeting on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) to address the world biggest killers.

The High Cost Of Chronic Disease
2011-09-19 08:52:14

A study conducted by the World Economic Forum found that the cost of treating chronic or non-communicable diseases over the next 20 years could reach $47 trillion, more than three times the current national debt.


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definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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