Treasury expects to bring in more than R3bn extra from increases in so-called sin taxes in the 2018-19 fiscal year — if the new “sugar tax” is included under that umbrella.

Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh appeared to be turning obese. After gaining the name as the ‘Capital for Diabetes’, it was now marching towards getting the obesity tag.

Nigeria has concluded plans to roll out nationwide screening for most common types of cancers, Minister of Health Isaac Adewole said Sunday.

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.

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