News tagged with brazilians
Brazil launched a campaign Tuesday to combat the ballooning waistlines of its population—a trend it said costs nearly $250 million each year in treatment of obesity-related diseases.
Overweight and Obesity Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Low birth weights are more prevalent among Brazilians with African ancestry and may be attributed to less use of prenatal care facilities and where those ethnic groups live, according to a new study.
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Brazilian health officials say doctors will be required to notify authorities of every HIV case in the nation.
HIV & AIDS Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The newly appointed deputy chief of the United Nations HIV-fighting program, Brazilian Luiz Loures, hailed his own country's achievements in the fight against the deadly global epidemic in an interview published Saturday.
HIV & AIDS Dec 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One of the world's most body-conscious countries, Brazil is now threatened by growing obesity rates, with half of the population already overweight.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In Brazil, a country known for girls in mini-bikinis and where body-consciousness borders on obsession, nearly half the population is overweight, a study by the Ministry of Health released Tuesday found.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0