News tagged with global health
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Sprinkling a spoonful of cinnamon on breakfast foods not only adds a burst of flavor but also dramatically lowers an individual's blood sugar levels, potentially reducing the chance of developing diabetes, says a new study ...
Health Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (11) | 0
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 |
Happiness and mental health are highest among people who eat seven portions of fruit and vegetables a day, according to a new report.
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0
Climate change poses an immediate and serious threat to global health and stability, as floods and droughts destroy people's homes and food supplies and increase mass migration, experts warned Monday.
Health Oct 17, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 1
Governments could add billions of dollars to their economies annually by funding the provision of an eye examination and a pair of glasses to the estimated 703 million people globally that needed them in ...
Other Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Major philanthropic foundations in global health, which often influence and shape the international global health agenda, have links with food and pharmaceutical corporations that could constitute a conflict of interest to ...
Other Apr 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
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 |
Siemens is researching a method that may make it possible to diagnose tuberculosis or lung cancer at an early stage using breath samples. The process involves an analysis of the molecular structure of the ...
Medical research Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
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
Patients with diseases such as diabetes suffer from painful wounds that take a long time to heal, making them more susceptible to infections that could even lead to amputations. A*STAR's discovery paves the way for therapeutics ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
As global rates of diabetes escalate, a new computerised self-care system for people with Type 2 diabetes has been shown to significantly improve diabetes control and mental health-related quality of life, ...
Diabetes Apr 05, 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
The use of anti-depressant drugs in England has soared by 28 percent in the past three years, coinciding with the country's fall into recession and the global economic crisis, new figures showed Friday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 30, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 4
Studies find that toxicity caused by second-hand smoke remains long after a smoker leaves the premises
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers are finding that, long after a smoker leaves the premises, the toxicity caused by second-hand smoke remains and transforms into something even more deadly.
Health Mar 07, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Even as developing countries continue to struggle with the old scourge of malnutrition, the Wests obesity epidemic is spreading into such nations, creating twin nutritional problems that demand attention ...
Health Apr 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0