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Tobacco Control Treaty Cut Global Smoking Rates By 2.5%: Lancet … – News18

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

WHO’s tobacco control treaty, which came into effect in 2005, has achieved a 2.5 per cent reduction in global smoking rate, according to a study published in The Lancet Public Health. According to WHO, tobacco use causes nearly six million deaths a year globally. The treaty WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) obligates the 180 countries committed to it to implement strong evidence-based policies, including five key…

Drug-Resistant TB Threatens Global Control Efforts, Researchers Warn In Lancet Report – Kaiser Family Foundation

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Drug-Resistant TB Threatens Global Control Efforts, Researchers Warn In Lancet Report Mar 23, 2017 The Guardian: Decades of TB progress threatened by drug-resistant bacteria, warn experts “The rise of multi-drug resistant bacteria threatens to overturn decades of progress on tuberculosis (TB), experts are warning. Multi-drug resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) strains of TB are causing increasing concern, says a new report in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal. Migration and travel…

Tobacco Control Treaty Cut Global Smoking Rates By 2.5%: Lancet – News18

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2017

WHO’s tobacco control treaty, which came into effect in 2005, has achieved a 2.5 per cent reduction in global smoking rate, according to a study published in The Lancet Public Health. According to WHO, tobacco use causes nearly six million deaths a year globally. The treaty WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) obligates the 180 countries committed to it to implement strong evidence-based policies, including five key…

Tobacco control treaty cut global smoking rates by 2.5%: Lancet – Daily Pioneer

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Nabard launches drive for 10 parched districts 23 Mar 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR The Nabard launched a national level water campaign in Odisha here on Wednesday, marking the World Water day. Nabard CGM Dr KC Panigrahi kicked off the drive, which was attended by Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubaneswar, Director Dr SK Ambast and representatives of the State Government, the State Level Bankers’ Committee…

Tobacco control treaty cut global smoking rates by 2.5%: Lancet – Yahoo News

Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Toronto, March 22 (IANS) WHO’s tobacco control treaty, which came into effect in 2005, has achieved a 2.5 per cent reduction in global smoking rate, according to a study published in The Lancet Public Health. According to WHO, tobacco use causes nearly six million deaths a year globally. The treaty — WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) — obligates the 180 countries committed to it to implement strong evidence-based…

Tobacco control treaty cut global smoking rates by 2.5%: Lancet – Business Standard

Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

WHO’s tobacco control treaty, which came into effect in 2005, has achieved a 2.5 per cent reduction in global smoking rate, according to a study published in The Lancet Public Health. According to WHO, tobacco use causes nearly six million deaths a year globally. The treaty — WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) — obligates the 180 countries committed to it to implement strong evidence-based policies, including…

Scientists astonished by incredible discovery deep in the jungles of Bolivia – BABW News

Posted: Saturday, March 18, 2017

Scientists have just stumbled upon something rather amazing deep in the jungles of Bolivia, specifically within a community of people known as the Tsimane: they have some of the lowest rates of heart disease ever measured. Now scientists are trying to figure out what on Earth they are doing that is so much better than everyone else on the planet. And it may be the diet, which is not something…