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The epidemic of obesity in the world can be prevented by limiting the use of sugar

The epidemic of obesity in the world can be prevented by limiting the use of sugar

Reducing consumption of sugar has a small but significant effect on body weight adults, according to a study published in the latest issue of British Medical Journal. An effect that could be achieved if the human race time limit sugar intake, it would be enough to stop the global epidemic of obesity – the expert concludes. Although the benefits from the use of this technique is relatively small (on average, while reducing the consumption of sugar a person will lose 800 grams per year),...

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CPS prepares for flu and respiratory infections

CPS prepares for flu and respiratory infections

According to epidemiologists, Russia will soon engulf the wave of SARS. To blame cold snap that has occurred this year before the start of the heating season, and abundant rainfall, reports Regnum. Forecast to surge in the incidence happens a month earlier than usual. Mite and will make the start of classes in educational institutions. Doctors try to contain the infection to an annual prevention campaign. It is known that the first batch of flu vaccine have already been sent to the...

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Despite local surges, in Russia there is no epidemic of influenza and SARS

Despite local surges, in Russia there is no epidemic of influenza and SARS

Influenza and SARS in Russia remains non-epidemic levels, and the intensity of the epidemic process from last week even declined, the ITAR-TASS news agency reports with reference to Rospotrebnadzor. "A slight excess of the weekly incidence of SARS epidemic threshold for the population as a whole is reported only in the Astrakhan region," – said the agency. Is noted exceeded the epidemic threshold in six cities: Smolensk, Tyumen, Khanty-Mansiysk , Khabarovsk, Anadyr and...

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Measles epidemic sweeping across Canada, warn epidemiologists

Measles epidemic sweeping across Canada, warn epidemiologists

Canadian authorities have warned citizens who intend to go on holiday in Europe, in France, in relation to the unfolding of a measles epidemic. Experts advise all travelers to pre-vaccination, writes The Gazette, because the French have at least 5,000 people became ill and six died, starting in January. Also known that the disease has had time to spread, and in the very Canada, where in Quebec fell victim to infection 254 people. Epidemiologists fear the worsening of the situation, as...

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WHO is afraid of diabetes, hypertension and "financial strike"

WHO is afraid of diabetes, hypertension and "financial strike"

General of the World Health Organization Margaret Chan says: cutting funds and activation of chronic non-communicable diseases – that "two of the danger zone", threatening the development of global health, reports Xinhua. As for non-communicable diseases, including heart Cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, they are, according to Chen, an unprecedented long hampered progress of the world health. Plus, according to WHO statistics, obesity rates have nearly doubled in the...

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Captures the world epidemic of chronic fatigue

Captures the world epidemic of chronic fatigue

Physicians state: spreading rapidly throughout a strange disease, diagnosed by the people suffering from it. Its main symptom – persistent fatigue, says The Daily Mail. Yet, in practice, only one in five has a real disease, provoking fatigue. I must say, many celebrities have already said they are suffering from fatigue. For example, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and designer Donna Karan are trying, in their words, to "increase the alkalinity of the blood" in order to deal with a...

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