NEW DELHI: Child and maternal malnutrition continues to be the biggest health hazard in India since 1990, while deteriorating air quality came a close second, according to a recent report in one of

Lagos — Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has raised the alarm over high prevalence of diabetes among Nigerians, disclosing that the country constitute a quarter of 15 million cases of d

The latest Global Burden of Disease study lists ailments that are triggering most deaths and disabilities in India.

Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre says diabetes epidemic in the country can be slowed down with a little change in lifestyle and healthy eating

The household is a potentially important but understudied unit of analysis and intervention in chronic disease research. We sought to estimate the association between living with someone with a chronic condition and one’s own chronic condition status.

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GENEVA - The World Health Organization reports some progress is being made in reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases.

More than six million people lost their lives due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in India in 2016 and Ischemic heart disease being one of the root causes of these deaths.

CHENNAI: Facing a serious dearth of quality data that in turn hampers formulation of policy and legislation on dealing with non-communicable diseases, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

NAGPUR: The state government has started taking steps to develop Rashtrasant Tukadoji Regional Cancer Centre (RST) into a state-of-the-art Tertiary Care Cancer Centre (TCCC).

There is evidence that access to green spaces have positive effects on health, possibly through beneficial effects on exercise, air quality, urban heat islands, and stress. Few previous studies have examined the associations between green space and mortality, and they have given inconsistent results. This ecological study relates green space to mortality in Hong Kong from 2006 to 2011. The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), a measure of green space coverage, was measured for 199 small geographic areas in Hong Kong.

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