News tagged with asian countries
Over eating, sedentary lifestyles, cultural attitudes, and lack of prevention programmes are to blame for the rising epidemic of obesity in the Asia Pacific region. Overweight and obesity has quadrupled in China and societies ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
DNA analysis reveals genetic variants that make individuals susceptible to form of glaucoma prevalent in Asian countries
Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. A form known as primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) predominantly affects Europeans and Africans, whereas primary closed angle glaucoma ...
Genetics Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Rabies experts from 12 Asian countries on Friday concluded their annual meeting to exchange views and find practical solutions to the disease, which is still prevalent in the region.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The risk of type 2 diabetes is significantly increased if white rice is eaten regularly, claims a study published today in the British Medical Journal.
Diabetes Mar 16, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
One of the first things people ask new parents is how much does their baby weigh.
Health Feb 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2
Nurses working in hospitals around the world are reporting they are burned out and dissatisfied with their jobs, reported researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's Center for Health Outcomes and Policy ...
Other Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study finds liver cancer incidence rates continue to increase in some low-risk parts of the world such as North America, and are decreasing in some of the highest risk countries of Asia. Despite this, the incidence ...
Cancer Oct 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Increased access to technology that allows parents to know the sex of their foetus has left Asia short of 117 million women, mostly in China and India, the UN said Thursday.
Health Oct 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0