The health budget is expected to rise by 11 per cent to $8.2 billion, according to a report.

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with developing type 2 diabetes, but very few studies have examined its effect on developing cardiovascular disease.

Original Source

Minna — The Niger State government is set to screen no fewer than one million cancer patients and treat 20 diagnosed cases annually for the next five years.

On disease prevention and control, the bloc is addressing key strategic interventions in establishing a regional information exchange system for communicable and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) an

Socioeconomically disadvantaged groups tend to experience more harm from the same level of exposure to alcohol as advantaged groups. Alcohol has multiple biological effects on the cardiovascular system, both potentially harmful and protective. We investigated whether the diverging relationships between alcohol drinking patterns and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality differed by life course socioeconomic position (SEP).

Original Source

The aim of this study was to examine cross-sectional associations between objectively measured sedentary time and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-assessed adiposity in a population at high risk for type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and to determine whether associations are modified by the recommended levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA).

Original Source

People often fail to adhere to food-related health information. Increasing evidence suggests that environmental stimuli interfere with good intentions by triggering choices relatively automatically. Using a Pavlovian-instrumental transfer (PIT) task, we examined whether food-associated stimuli reduce health warnings’ effectiveness. We expected that people adhere to health warnings in the absence, but not presence, of food-associated stimuli.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Deaths Due to Non-Communicable Diseases, 19/12/2017. Indian Council of Medical Research has informed that as per Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 Estimates, 61.8% of all deaths were due to Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in India.

NEW DELHI: India and Morocco on Thursday signed a pact to enhance cooperation in several areas of health sector, including non-communicable diseases and maternal, child and neonatal health.

Pages