Tag Archives: Diabetes

WHO Declares War on Hidden Sugars in Fight Against Obesity

WHO Declares War on Hidden Sugars in Fight Against Obesity

  Geneva, Switzerland – The World Health Organization on Wednesday urged the recommended daily intake of hidden sugar be halved, as it steps up the fight against obesity. The UN health agency confirmed ...

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Widest Gene Study Shows Complex Scale of Obesity

Widest Gene Study Shows Complex Scale of Obesity

  Paris, France – The largest-ever DNA probe into obesity has thrown up scores of clues for the inherited factors behind a worsening health problem, researchers said on Wednesday. Investigators said they ...

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‘Lifestyle’ Diseases Kill 16 MN Prematurely: WHO

‘Lifestyle’ Diseases Kill 16 MN Prematurely: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland – Diseases linked to lifestyle choices, including diabetes and some cancers, kill 16 million people prematurely each year, the World Health Organization said Monday, urging action to stop the “slow-moving ...

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Post-Traumatic Stress Doubles Diabetes Risk in Women

Post-Traumatic Stress Doubles Diabetes Risk in Women

  Miami, United States – Women who suffer from post-traumatic stress are almost twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes as women not affected by the disorder known as PTSD, a ...

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‘Healthy Obesity’ Does Not Last, Says Study

‘Healthy Obesity’ Does Not Last, Says Study

  Miami, United States – People who are obese may appear healthy for a while but their condition declines over time, said a study out Monday that followed more than 2,500 people ...

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Not All Obese People Prone to Poor Health: Study

Not All Obese People Prone to Poor Health: Study

  Miami, United States – US scientists encouraged 20 obese people to eat extra fast food for several months, and found that about a quarter stayed in good health despite the additional pounds ...

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India Court Blocks Bayer Generic Drug Appeal

India Court Blocks Bayer Generic Drug Appeal

  New Delhi, India – An Indian court has rejected German drug giant Bayer’s bid to block a generic version of its blockbuster cancer treatment Nexavar by a local drugmaker, a move ...

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Important Food Items for Your Kids Found in the Philippines

Important Food Items for Your Kids Found in the Philippines

  GROWING KIDS – The Philippines is blessed with more than 300 edible fruit-bearing plants—no less than 100 are indigenous to the country or they’ve been growing here since prehistoric ...

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