Better Healthcare for Diabetes and Stroke patients

NEW DELHI - The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today approved the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) for implementation of its various components during the remaining period of 11th Five year plan.

Physical inactivity ‘no contributor’ to childhood obesity epidemic

WASHINGTON - Physical inactivity has little if any role to play in the obesity epidemic among children, according to a new report from the EarlyBird Diabetes Study.

Women who fail gestational diabetes test at risk of adult-onset diabetes

WASHINGTON - Women, who fail a test to diagnose gestational diabetes, are more prone to Type II adult-onset diabetes, revealed a new Tel Aviv University study.

India launches new programme to fight cancer, diabetes, stroke

NEW DELHI - India Thursday launched a new programme to detect, prevent and control the spread of cancer, diabetes, heart ailments and strokes with an outlay of Rs.1,230.90 crore ($275 million) for the next two years.

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