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13 September 2013 1 View comments A four-year-old boy who is dying from a rare disease has written a heartbreaking letter describing his illness as his mother hit out at scientists for their lack of research into a cure for the condition. Marshall
Pacific says heart disease and diabetes are replacing diseases like measles and malaria as the leading cause of death. The paper by the Australian National University looks at health issues in countries including Indonesia Papua New guinea, Vanuatu
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Michael's Hospital over a period of 10-years found that having a mental illness increases the risk of developing a physical illness by 10 times in both men and women. However, women with mental illness tend to develop a physical illness a year
The Ministry of Health (MoH) launched a three-year Kingdom-wide awareness campaign on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) at its headquarters in Riyadh on Monday. The program was inaugurated by Mansour Al-Hawasi, deputy minister of health for planning.
National News Eleven South-East Asian countries will adopt 10 targets to prevent and control non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 2025. The World Health Organization (WHO)'s regional director for South-East Asia, Samlee Plianbangchang, said NCDs
Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Description The annual incidence rates of primary diagnosed septicemia among active component service members increased nearly 580 percent from 2004 to 2012, according to a new study.
Health ministers from 11 countries will meet at the 66th session of the World Health Organisation (WHO) regional committee for Southeast Asia here next week. The countries in the southeast Asian region include India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia and
A release issued here says children in sub-Saharan Africa are now less likely to die from diarrhea and pneumonia, but these illnesses are still common causes of childhood death and sickness in most African countries. The report reveals that loss of
People around the world are getting healthier and living longer...But at the same time, chronic health problems are on the rise, particularly in developing nations. These are some of the key findings in the latest reports released by the World Bank