News tagged with global epidemic
A major international study collating and analyzing worldwide data on diabetes since 1980 has found that the number of adults with the disease reached 347 million in 2008, more than double the number in 1980. The research, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 25, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (9) | 5 |
A new study by University of Southern California (USC) and University of Oxford researchers indicates that large amounts of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) found in national food supplies across the world may be one explanation ...
Diabetes Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
International health officials have confirmed two more fatal cases of a mysterious respiratory virus in the Middle East.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New drugs to treat diabetes are being developed by scientists at the University of Greenwich.
Diabetes Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Two respiratory viruses in different parts of the world have captured the attention of global health officials—a novel coronavirus in the Middle East and a new bird flu spreading in China.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new international study has confirmed that self-testing for HIV is effective and could be the answer to controlling the global epidemic. This major systematic review, led by the Research Institute of the McGill University ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 02, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
With widespread hunger continuing to haunt developing nations, and obesity fast becoming a global epidemic, any number of efforts on the parts of governments, scientists, non-profit organizations and the business world have ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 23, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An estimated 366 million people worldwide now suffer from diabetes and the global epidemic is getting worse, health officials said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new community-wide collaboration to reduce the impact of chronic disease and empower patients is generating impressive early results, leaders of the Accountable Care Community (ACC) initiative said today. The Akron-based ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The Canadian Diabetes Association reports that nine million Canadians live with diabetes or prediabetes and that 20 new cases are diagnosed every hour.
Diabetes May 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The global "epidemic" of one type of gullet cancer (adenocarcinoma) seems to have started in the UK during the 1950s, sparked by some as yet unknown, but common, factor, suggests research published online in Gut.
Cancer Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research appearing online today in Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, shows that a handheld mobile device can check patients' HIV status with just a finger prick, and synchronize the results in real time with e ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a worrisome sign, a bird flu in China appears to have mutated so that it can spread to other animals, raising the potential for a bigger threat to people, scientists said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1