Monthly Archives: June 2011

Diabetes rate ‘doubles’ – Imperial College and Harvard research suggests

The number of adults with diabetes in the world has more than doubled since 1980, according to a new study. Researchers from Imperial College London and Harvard University analysed data from 2.7m people across every continent, using statistical techniques to project a worldwide figure. They claim the total number of people with diabetes – which […]

Zambia faces TB Among Women With HIV

Justina Banda, 44, says that because she is HIV-positive she is extra prone to tuberculosis. She has had TB three times, most recently last year. Though she has completed her TB treatment, she says she often feels sick and is scared that she might have another relapse. She is going for a TB review in […]