Cutting down on sugar should be part of a global strategy to tackle the obesity epidemic, says a study commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO).The finding is based on an analysis of 8,000 trials ...
Higher levels of total physical activity can lower risk of five common chronic diseases -- breast and bowel cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, finds a study.
Chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) - such as lung cancer, stroke, heart disease and diabetes - accounted for 8.6 million deaths in China in 2012, according to the WHO.
A World Health Organization research contends that Europe is getting fatter every year, and heading for an obesity crisis.
A research division of the WHO announced that bacon, sausage and other processed meats cause cancer and that red meat probably does, too
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), people across the world are confused about the major threat to public health posed by drug-resistant superbugs and do not know how to stop that risk growing.
The number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled over 35 years, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported to draw awareness on World Health Day.
Governments around the world should increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products to save lives and generate funds for stronger health services, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
World Health Day is celebrated annually on 7th April to mark the founding of the World Health Organization or WHO. It is surprising to know that more than half of the world's population faces the ...
The theme on World Health Day this year is food safety which focuses on the need of safe food that is free from microbes, viruses and chemicals.