Cases of non-communicable diseases rising in Rajasthan

Despite preventive and medical care, the number of cases of non-communicable diseases like diabetes and cancer were rising in Rajasthan since 2008, a state government official said today.

India to lose over $4.58 trillion to non-communicable diseases

India stands to lose a whopping USD 4.58 trillion to non-communicable diseases and mental disorders between 2012 and 2030, an amount more than double India's annual GDP, a report says.

Mexico to present results of fight against obesity at UN

Mexico`s Health Secretary Mercedes Juan plans to present the results of Mexico`s efforts to fight obesity and diabetes to the UN in compliance with international agreements, officials said.

Sale of tobacco should be regulated: Harsh Vardhan

The sale of tobacco should be regulated to achieve the goal of controlling non-communicable diseases in India, said Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan here Thursday.

Strategy needed to control non-communicable diseases: Experts

There is a need for a coherent strategy to control non-communicable diseases in the country with a special focus on alcohol consumption, experts said Wednesday.

Awareness campaign on non-communicable diseases launched

A youth signature campaign was launched in the capital Thursday to create awareness on non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Non-communicable diseases should be monitored: Azad

Non-communicable diseases like diabetes and hypertension should be included in the health surveillance systems of the world, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Thursday.

Non-communicable diseases have become lifestyle diseases: Dr Trehan

Free and healthy India was the dream of our freedom fighters. But, even after sixty seven years of independence, India is still lacking behind in terms of health. Though many health related schemes have been launched by several governments over the past six decades, but their impact is nowhere to be seen.

How unhealthy lifestyles affect the economy

According to a study done by Harvard School of Public Health, the economic burden due to non-communicable diseases will be about $6.2 trillion for India, from 2012-2030. This amount is almost nine times higher than the total health expenditure for the past 19 years.

Household air pollution major contributor to NCDs: WHO

Household air pollution (HAP) which is a major contributor to lower respiratory tract infections in children and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adults, remains a neglected issue, WHO said Thursday.

Screening for Non-Communicable Diseases in next 5 yrs

The govt intends to screen people above 30 years for NCDs, including diabetes and cancer, in the next 5 years.

Screening for Non-Communicable Diseases in next 5 yrs

The govt intends to screen people above 30 years for NCDs, including diabetes and cancer, in the next 5 years.

Health group to map non-communicable diseases

NCDs have a different profile in urban and rural parts of the country.

Indians consuming high oil, fat diet; at risk of diseases

Indians are consuming high levels of oils, fats and salts in their daily diets.

Indians consuming high oil, fat diet; at risk of diseases

Indians are consuming high levels of oils, fats and salts in their daily diets.

Increase in diabetic patients alarming: Azad

Azad expresses concern over rising incidence of non-communicable diseases, especially diabetes, in the country.

Increase in diabetic patients alarming: Azad

Azad expresses concern over rising incidence of non-communicable diseases, especially diabetes, in the country.

Non-communicable diseases leading cause of deaths: UN

Non-communicable diseases are the leading killer today and are on the rise, UN spokesman said.

Non-communicable diseases leading cause of deaths: UN

Non-communicable diseases are the leading killer today and are on the rise, UN spokesman said.