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1.4bn adults at risk over lack of physical activity: WHO

More than a quarter (1.4 billion) of the world’s adult population were insufficiently active in 2016, putting them at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia, and some cancers, according to the first study to esti

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1.4bn adults at risk over lack of physical activity: WHO

More than a quarter (1.4 billion) of the world’s adult population were insufficiently active in 2016, putting them at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia, and some cancers, according to the first study to esti

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1.4bn adults at risk over lack of physical activity: WHO

More than a quarter (1.4 billion) of the world’s adult population were insufficiently active in 2016, putting them at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia, and some cancers, according to the first study to esti

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Drug could save women’s lives after childbirth: WHO

A new formulation of a drug to prevent excessive bleeding following childbirth could save thousands of women’s lives in low- and lower-middle-income countries, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) study. The study

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WHO releases new International Classification of Diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) is today releasing its new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).   The ICD is the foundation for identifying health trends and statistics worldwide, and contains around 55 000 u

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Physical inactivity costing world $45bn: WHO

Globally, physical inactivity is estimated to cost $54 billion in direct health care, of which 57 per cent is incurred by the public sector and an additional $14 billion is attributable to lost productivity, said a new report by the World Health

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WHO, World Bank drive to bolster health security

The World Health Organization (WHO) and World Bank Group have launched a new mechanism to strengthen global health security through stringent independent monitoring and regular reporting of preparedness to tackle outbreaks, pandemics, and other

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Dementia victims to triple in 30 years: WHO

As the global population ages, the number of people living with dementia is expected to triple from 50 million to 152 million by 2050, said the World Health Organisation (WHO). "Nearly 10 million people develop dementia each

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10pc of drugs sold in developing countries dubious: WHO

An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from the World Health Organization (WHO). This means that people are taking medici

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10pc of drugs sold in developing countries dubious

An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from the World Health Organization (WHO). This means that people are taking medici

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