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Title: Noncommunicable diseases: an information booklet
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases are the leading causes of death worldwide. Four modificable risk factors are largely responsible for these diseases - tobacco use, unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity and harmful use of alcohol. NCDs can be prevented and managed by maintaining a healthy lifestyle and undergoing periodic screening.
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