The World Health Organisation says excessive weight, obesity, ageing, and population growth drove a nearly fourfold increase in worldwide cases of diabetes over the last quarter- century, affecting 422m people in 2014.
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Health data released yesterday provided the clearest evidence to date of the spread of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease from developed nations to poorer regions such as Africa, as lifestyles and diets there change.
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THERE’S a sort of poetic justice to it: having written back in April about the danger to mental health arising from swine flu hysteria, I have now come down with the bug myself. Perhaps 100,000 people in the State have likewise been struck.
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