Today is World Diabetes Day
In 2007, the General Assembly adopted resolution 61/225 designating 14 November as World Diabetes Day. The document recognized “the urgent need to pursue multilateral efforts to promote and improve human health, and provide access to treatment and health-care education.”... read more
One child dies of pneumonia every 39 seconds, agencies warn
Pneumonia claimed the lives of more than 800,000 children under the age of five last year, or one child every 39 seconds, according to a new analysis.
Most deaths occurred among children under the age of two, and almost 153,000 within the first... read more
Smoking associated with increased number of lung cancer deaths
New Delhi: November has been declared as lung cancer awareness month to educate the people who are at a higher risk of the disease. Though several reasons are associated with lung cancer, the harmful effects of smoking are linked to about 80 per cent deaths... read more
'Best in Class' Diabetes Drugs Compared in Head-to-Head Trial
Oral semaglutide lowered hemoglobin A1c more than empagliflozin in a recently published open-label, head-to-head comparison of the type 2 diabetes drugs.
The findings from the PIONEER-2 trial were published online in Diabetes Care. At 26 weeks,... read more
Diverse Diet in Pregnancy May Protect Baby From Eczema
Children born to women who ate a diverse, healthy diet while pregnant had a lower risk for eczema and food allergy than those born to women whose overall diet was poor, according to an analysis of data from the Healthy Start Study.... read more