NCDs

Intergenerational NCDs in The Lancet

Failure to integrate maternal and child health services with NCD prevention is a missed opportunity, says new comment published in The Lancet

Cervical Cancer and HIV

One woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes, and HIV-infected women are at fives times greater risk. Task-sharing could help.

Gestational diabetes: loss and learning

A doctor reflects on the risk of untreated gestational diabetes, and the life-saving importance of family and health communication.

World Diabetes Day: Part 2

Why pregnancy is a powerful moment for taking on diabetes and the NCD pandemic.

Diabetes: Breaking The Family Cycle

Why pregnancy is a powerful moment for taking on diabetes and the NCD pandemic.

FIGO Global Declaration on Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy

Today at FIGO World Congress the FIGO Pregnancy and NCD's Committee was pleased to launch: FIGO Global Declaration...

Nutrition and NCDs

Obesity and malnutrition both hold significant risks to people's health and even life expectancy...

UN interactive hearing on NCDs

FIGO participated in the United Nations interactive Civil Society hearing on the prevention and control of NCDs on 5 th July, at the UN headquarters in New York.

Women who sleep and wake early 'are less prone to depression'

Women who generally wake up and go to bed early are less likely to experience mental health issues, according to a new study. The research, from the University of Colorado Boulder and the Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, assessed 32,000 female...

Thyroid issues during pregnancy 'may be linked to gestational diabetes'

Women who experience thyroid dysfunctions in the first half of their pregnancies may be at an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to research. US scientists analysed the medical records of 107 women with gestational diabetes and 214 other pregnant women, finding evidence...