Promoting 'a healthy sustainable future', UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk'
Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second "Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge".
In the lead up to Monday's 72nd Annual World Health Assembly (WHA), the World Health Organization (WHO) gathered people of all ages.... read more
Too many children in mental health hospitals, says report
Too many children in England are being admitted to mental health hospitals unnecessarily, suggests a report.
Research for the Children's Commissioner for England found that children were often unable to get appropriate support at school and in the community. This was contributing to children ending up in institutions, sometimes for months or years, the report found.
... read more
FDA Warns Against Use of Unauthorized Devices for Diabetes Management
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning patients and health care professionals of risks associated with the use of unapproved or unauthorized devices for diabetes management, including continuous glucose monitoring systems, insulin pumps and automated insulin dosing systems..... read more
Cardiac drug sales up by double digits across India
Higher incidence of cardiovascular diseases has pushed up sales of cardiac medicines across the country. Cardiovascular drug sales have been clocking double digit growth every quarter in fiscal 2018-19 with the growth rate peaking at 14.8% in January to March period..... read more
High Juice Consumption Could Increase Mortality Risk
Several studies have shown that sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), such as soda and iced tea, have a deleterious effect on human health. Findings from a large cohort study suggest that 100% fruit juices should also be added to that list.....read more
Shorter Combo Treatment OK in Stage III CRC
While a shorter duration of adjuvant chemotherapy does not appear to increase the risk of death in stage III colon cancer patients on combination regimens, those receiving monotherapy should have the entire 6 months of treatment, suggested the authors of a new meta-analysis published in JAMA Network Open. ....read more