Focused for decades on ending hunger, African countries have largely failed to address a rising obesity epidemic that could soon become the greater public health crisis, experts said as new data wa

The Global Nutrition Report 2017, launched at the Global Nutrition Summit in Milan, Italy, highlights the need for an urgent and integrated response to global nutrition if we are to meet the Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030.

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

Circulating metals from both the natural environment and pollution have been linked to cardiovascular disease. However, few prospective studies have investigated the associations between exposure to multiple metals and incident coronary heart disease (CHD).

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This landmark study published in Lancer finds that toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9 millon people and cost trillions of dollars every year. Pollution kills more people in India than anywhere else in the world revealed the study.

Heads of State and Government and ministers from around the world today committed to new and bold action to reduce suffering and death from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), primarily heart and lung diseases, cancers and diabetes, the world’s leading killers.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in its recent guidelines to tackle the global epidemic obesity categorically recommended "not to provide formulated supplementary foods on a routine basis to chi

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

Despite the increase in child and adolescent obesity, globally, more children remain moderately or severely underweight, with 75 million girls and 117 million boys remaining moderately or severely

Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide trends in mean body-mass index (BMI) and a comprehensive set of BMI categories that cover underweight to obesity in children and adolescents, and to compare trends with those of adults.

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