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Physical activity among children must to tackle childhood obesity, say experts

Forty one million children under the age of five are overweight. Nearly half of the children under five who are overweight or obese in 2014 lived in Asia.

‘Non-communicable diseases are on rise, unhealthy lifestyle is bane of Chandigarh’

In Chandigarh, non-communicable diseases are on the rise due to an unhealthy lifestyle and less physical activities, use of addictive substances including tobacco, odd sleeping hours, unhealthy diet, pollution, and increased migration.


Explained Snippets: How India compares with neighbourhood countries in terms of risk of premature death from NCDs

A report in The Lancet, led by Imperial College London researchers, found that the probability of death of one of these four NCDs between the ages of 30 and 70, in India, was 20% for women and 27% for men.

Only 32% access public health care, private centres’ data left unreported

Diabetes was reported in 48,710 people in 2014-2015.

One in three adults in world has high blood pressure: WHO

Similarly,one in 10 adults aged 25 years and more has diabetes.