Risk of heart problems and stroke can be checked by watching blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar in obese peopleSubmitted by Pallavi Sharma on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 14:04
A new study has suggested that keeping a check on risk factors high blood pressure, serum cholesterol and blood glucose could cut down the risk of strokes and heart related issues in people who are fat.
For the first time, the World Health organization has called air pollution to be carcinogen. It has been declared that outdoor air pollution causes lung cancer.
A report has raised concerns for overuse of injections by healthcare professionals to increase the spread of viral hepatitis. The report was sent by the government to the World Health Organization for incorporation in the "Global policy report on the prevention and control of viral hepatitis.
A study has come up with findings that air pollution attributes to the death of two-and-a-half million people each year. According to figures, 470,000 people died because of ozone, whereas 2.1 million deaths were linked to fine particulate matter.
Air pollution increases the chances of respiratory and heart diseases. The young, elderly and infirm are most likely to suffer because of outdoor pollution.
The World Health Organization has revealed that from September 2012 to till date, they have got to know about 79 cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) including 42 deaths.
The figure is an update from the countries across the globe. The rising number has led the WHO to organize emergency telephone meetings from July 9 to 11.
Rules of advertising have been violated, says a report formed by a group of experts highlights that the junk food manufacturers have been violating laws that the government has initiated for advertising junk food.
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