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2007-Q2 (April–June)

Urban explosion highlighted in new report…
28 Jun 2007 | … but its long-term impact on chronic disease is sidelined
World Bank publishes chronic NCD report
28 Jun 2007 | Report warns action must be taken to prevent current trends from continuing
New plates help weight loss
27 Jun 2007 | New study finds portion control dishes can help obese individuals lose weight
Young adults at risk of heart attacks
25 Jun 2007 | People as young as 21 getting heart attacks in Gulf region
Smoking putting babies at risk
19 Jun 2007 | New research links smoking with breathing problems and cot death in babies
New report on burden of diabetes
14 Jun 2007 | Economist Intelligence Unit and Novo Nordisk explore economic costs of diabetes in five countries
Lifestyle changes can prolong lives
12 Jun 2007 | Diet and exercise play a key role in extending the lives of breast cancer survivors
Students help change health policy
08 Jun 2007 | Weill Cornell Medical College students help place heart disease drug on WHO list
Glasgow’s Running Mums
06 Jun 2007 | Exercise classes for new mothers – and babies
Five-minute waltz for Chinese children
05 Jun 2007 | Dance lessons to be compulsory from September
WHO calls for global smoking ban
30 May 2007 | Margaret Chan gives speech ahead of ‘World No Tobacco Day’, 31 May
The Great Grub Club website
29 May 2007 | New initiative launched by World Cancer Research Fund to promote healthy eating
Study warns of diabetes ‘time bomb’
25 May 2007 | With the incidence of type 2 diabetes rising globally, action must be taken now
Chile has most female smokers
24 May 2007 | WHO publishes study on smoking rates throughout world
Natural England Health Conference
23 May 2007 | OxHA to speak at Health and the Natural Environment meeting, 18 June
UK must address diabetes, says report
21 May 2007 | MODEL report calls on NHS to confront the growing epidemic of chronic disease
‘100m tobacco deaths are preventable’
18 May 2007 | Mayor of New York proposes plan to reduce global impact of tobacco use
Lobby for smokeless tobacco
14 May 2007 | Should the ban on snus be lifted across Europe?
'Learn More, Breathe Better'
08 May 2007 | A new campaign focusing on chronic pulmonary diseases launches in USA
Ovations pledges $15m to address NCDs
04 May 2007 | OxHA to partner in new chronic disease initiative being launched next week