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The Defeat-NCD Partnership helps low and lower-middle income countries to reduce the burden of non-communicable disease. CEO
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Almost 20% of deaths worldwide are attributable to an unhealthy diet, with high blood pressure and smoking completing the top three risk factors for reaching the grave, according to a new report on the state of the world’s health.
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership 17h
PRESIDENT Joji Konrote of Fiji challenged the private sector and Government senior executives to lead the fight against NCDs.
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 19
Progress in health around the globe has stagnated in some countries and gotten worse in others as the world faced increases in conflict and terrorism, epidemics, and noncommunicable diseases, according to global disease estimates published in .
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Mukesh Kapila Nov 19
Have we just wasted money buying a dozen new standing desks for our freshly recruited . staff? ... Why Standing Desks Are Overrated - The New York Times
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 19
Politico convened a working group of policymakers, researchers, clinicians and experts to explore the growing diabetes crisis in the US, and identify challenges, gaps and solutions.
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 19
Four out of every 100 people who lost their lives in Kenya in 2016 did so as a result of alcohol abuse, the most recent report on the subject says. World Health Organization (WHO)
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 18
There is 'no evidence' that lowering hypertension thresholds to treat low-risk patients has any benefit, a new study by has found.
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 18
More than 5 million Kenyans use tobacco products, which have increased hypertension rates in recent years.
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 18
Diabetes and hypertension may increase the risk of heart attack in women, a new study said. The study showed that an elevated risk of heart attack was found among women with high blood pressure, and Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes, but not with a high body...
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 17
NCDs account for 70% of all deaths in Oman said the director of Centre of Studies and Research at the Ministry of Health.
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 17
A new analysis by has calculated that 500 people with diabetes die prematurely every week in England and Wales, with a significant number of these deaths down to avoidable complications.
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 17
High blood pressure can increase your risk of heart disease. But if you have the condition at a young age, your chances may be even higher. Researchers from Duke University recently conducted a study, published in JAMA, to explore hypertension in...
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 16
Simply having someone to lean on may offer a slew of benefits for people managing diabetes and depression, a new study in Diabetes Care suggests.
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 16
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $16.4 million to researchers at the University of Louisville to study the impact the environment has on obesity and diabetes.
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 16
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and the Planning Commission have jointly developed comprehensive dietary guidelines for the general public to adopt healthy eating practices, and prevent and reduce the risk of...
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 15
Racial differences in men and women regarding incident hypertension were related to the dietary ratio of sodium to potassium, Southern dietary pattern and education level, according to a study published in .
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 15
The heaviest alcohol drinking in Kenya happens on Saturday and the Ministry of Health wants the binge stopped.
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 15
NCDs pose a serious global development challenge. As the year three of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and 17 Sustainable Development Goals comes to a close, evidence shows that the international community is not on...
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 14
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries together have overtaken infectious and childhood diseases in terms of disease burden in India
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The Defeat-NCD Partnership Nov 14
World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by the and the in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. It became an official UN Day in 2006 and is marked every year on November 14.
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