Rapid urbanisation and associated changes in people’s lifestyle means Africa faces a growing obesity problem.

Amsterdam – A shift has occurred in the MENA region over the past 30 years, seeing chronic diseases take more lives than their infectious counterparts.

India is facing significantly higher rates of diabetes and high blood pressure, according to the first nationally representative study of these “major killers” involving more than 1.3 million peopl

This is the last full budget of the present government and the last opportunity for it to demonstrate its commitment to India's health and nutrition

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.

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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).

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