News tagged with public awareness

Fewer people adding salt at the table

The number of people in England adding salt to food at the table fell by more than a quarter in the five years following a national campaign, according to research published in the British Journal of Nutrition.

Jan 28, 2013
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Reduce esophageal cancer danger by knowing risk factors

(Medical Xpress) -- As the American obesity epidemic has increased the past two decades, so has the rate of esophageal cancers. Clinician-scientists affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute say enhanced ...

Aug 07, 2012
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Social media is mixed blessing in epidemics: WHO

Facebook, Twitter and other social media websites boost public awareness of disease outbreaks but also make it more difficult to separate fact from fiction, world health officials said Thursday.

Oct 13, 2011
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