Drinking alcohol, eating processed meat and being overweight increase the risk of developing stomach cancers, according to a major new scientific report released by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund.
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So far this year, only nine polio cases have been reported in the entire world. By this time next year, the World Health Organization predicts that number will finally reach zero.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is focusing this year's World Health Day, on 7 April 2016, on diabetes - a largely preventable and treatable non-communicable disease that is rapidly increasing in numbers in many countries, most dramatically in low- and middle-income countries.
When the UN was formed in 1945, it was decided a global health organisation should be set up. The World Health Organisation was born on April 7, 1948.
The World Health Organization (WHO) states that an estimated of 130-150 million people are affected with hepatitis C worldwide, and the number is on the rise every year.
In the Planet's second most populous country, the World Health Organization (WHO) noted that 40% Indians carry Tuberculosis (TB) bacteria; the number so high that out of the 9 million people living with tuberculosis across the globe, 2 million cases are reported from our country itself.
The World Kidney Day (WKD) which is celebrated annually on March 12 aims to raise awareness about our kidneys to keep them healthy and reduce the incidence and impact of kidney diseases.
There are many hadiths of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) which encourage Muslims to seek medical treatment. This by turn persuade Muslim societies to advance their medical knowledge and excel in biological sciences.
Millions of humans all over the globe observe today the World Cancer Day which takes place annually on February 4.