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1.5 Million Lives Spared by Cancer Death Rate Reduction in 20 Years, Study Says

More than 1.5 million lives were spared thanks to a nationwide ... too little exercise could decrease cancer rates by an additional 40 percent in the next 20 years, he said. Brawley said most of the p... read more

Cancer death rate dropped nearly 20 percent in 15 years

The death rate due to cancer has declined in the United States in recent years, largely due to better prevention and treatment. In fact, 650,000 lives ... of the reduction in the death rate among wome... read more

20% of world’s under-5 deaths occur in India

READ ALSO: Almost 50% decline in under-five mortality since 1990, WHO report says This is higher than the average global reduction ... for about 15% of the 1.2 million under-five deaths in India. Diar... read more

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Global cancer rates could increase by 50% to 15 million by 2020

World Cancer Report provides clear evidence that action on smoking, diet and infections can prevent one third of cancers, another third can be cured Geneva, 3 April 2003 - Cancer rates could further i... read more

Study bolsters evidence that screening reduces lung cancer deaths

The $250-million ... of seven years. The National Cancer Institute announced in November that the CT exams yielded a 20% reduction in deaths from lung cancer. A total of 354 lung cancer deaths had occ... read more

Cut calories by 15% to stay young, study says

However, the participants did not hit the 25% reduction as anticipated, Redman said: “People achieved 15% calorie restriction, actual, over the two years ... rates. She also wants to study a group of ... read more

How prosecutors can help end mass incarceration, with Larry Krasner: podcast & transcript

But, often they're gonna be 10 years less, or 15 years less. Well, think about that for a minute. You're looking at 10 years times what, $42,000, or maybe more. Or 15 years times $42,000, you're deali... read more

Outdoor air pollution killed 0.65 million Indians in 2010, says study

These deaths were in adults older than 30 years ... rates of increase in pollution and population levels, with 6.6 million premature deaths forecast globally per year, including large increases in Sou... read more

Millions of maternal and child lives could be saved every year for less than $5 a person

Credit: Wen-Yan King/Wikipedia By spending less than $5 per person on essential health care services such as contraception, medication for serious illnesses and nutritional supplements, millions of ma... read more

Infections cause one in six cancer cases

One in six cancer cases worldwide are caused by infections ... mostly because of cervical cancer, the study said. In terms of deaths, the study authors estimated that 1.5 million of the 7.5 million ca... read more

Bangladesh: women’s education cuts maternal, child mortality

It reduced its maternal mortality by 66 per cent between 1990 and 2010; the reduction was 40 per cent between 2001 and 2010 alone. These were achieved by lowering the maternal mortality rate (the numb... read more

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