Tag Archives: Healthy

Exercise more, eat a healthy diet and stop smoking to slash your risk of deadly dementia

Dementia is NOT inevitable: World Health Organization says exercising, eating healthy, quitting smoking and cutting back on alcohol can slash your risk of the disorder Dementia affects around 50million people and this could rise to 152m by 2050 Scientists have called for more work on treatments to stop Alzheimer’s disease In its report the WHO… Read More »

Men who eat a healthy diet cut risk of physical impairment by 25 percent

A person’s ability to maintain independence and physically care for themselves is an essential part of healthy aging. But few studies have examined how diet may allow some aging people to maintain physical function — everyday tasks such as bathing, getting dressed, carrying groceries, or walking up a flight of stairs — while others’ abilities… Read More »

Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »