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9 Out Of 10 Americans Obese Or Overweight By 2030

Most adults in the United States will be overweight or obese by 2030, with related health care costs hitting nearly a trillion dollars, say researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. “National survey data show that the […]

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Dementia In Developing World “Substantially Underestimated”




Health experts had previously estimated the prevalence of dementia in the developing world at between a quarter and a fifth of that recorded in developed nations, but these estimates may have substantially underestimated the problem, suggests new research. The new figures are important as dementia and other age-related illnesses are increasing in prevalence and will […]




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