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World 27 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

WHO warns of enormous burden of chronic disease

LONDON (Reuters) - Chronic illnesses like cancer, heart disease and diabetes have reached global epidemic proportions and now cause more deaths than all other diseases combined, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday.

World 27 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

WHO warns of enormous burden of chronic disease

LONDON (Reuters) - Chronic illnesses like cancer, heart disease and diabetes cause more deaths than all other diseases combined, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday.

World 27 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

WHO warns of enormous burden of chronic disease

LONDON (Reuters) - Chronic illnesses like cancer, heart disease and diabetes have reached global epidemic proportions and now cause more deaths than all other diseases combined, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday.

Letters 25 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Exercise can help

From CYNTHIA JETAN, Serdang, Selangor

Letters 20 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

More than just BMI

HEALTH Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai announced on Sunday that effective immediately the body mass index (BMI) of students would be listed on their report cards, and unhealthy foods and drinks would be banned from school canteens.

The Star Says 20 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

More than just BMI

HEALTH Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai announced on Sunday that effective immediately the body mass index (BMI) of students would be listed on their report cards, and unhealthy foods and drinks would be banned from school canteens.

Nation 19 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

‘Local authorities can help stop access to hawker food’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry will get the help of local authorities to weed out hawkers who sell junk food near schools.

Nation 18 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Report cards to list BMI

SUBANG JAYA: Effective immediately, the body mass index (BMI) of students will be listed on their report cards while unhealthy food and drinks are banned from school canteens.

Nation 17 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Battling diseases on all fronts

There is a need for a multi-pronged strategy to makeMalaysians take their health more seriously.

Nation 17 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

New measures to keep children healthy

PETALING JAYA: Students' body mass index (BMI) will be listed in their report cards while unhealthy food will be banned in school canteens effective immediately, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.