Eco Living

December 14, 2017

UN health agency launches first global monitoring system for dementia

The United Nations health agency on Thursday launched the first global monitoring system for dementia, which is expected to affect 152 million people worldwide by 2050 […]
December 14, 2017

Make digital world safer for children, increase online access to benefit most disadvantaged – UNICEF

Governments and the private sector have not kept up with the game-changing pace of digital technologies, exposing children to new risks and harms – both on […]
November 25, 2017

12 Photos that Prove we Have no Idea How Food Grows

A young father once asked his little girl where coffee comes from. His little girl responded, “from the can of course!”   When you stop to […]
October 29, 2017

UN and partners launch plan to stop transmission of bovine tuberculosis to humans

A herd of cattle graze in a pasture near a village in Kazakhstan. Photo: Daniil Nenashev/World Bank 12 October 2017 – Stressing the damaging impact on […]
October 17, 2017

Too much sugar? Even ‘healthy people’ are at risk of developing heart disease

There are newfound cardiovascular risks associated with a high sugar diet, even in otherwise healthy people. Credit: © WavebreakmediaMicro / Fotolia     Healthy people who […]
October 17, 2017

Blue-eyed humans have a single, common ancestor

Variation in the colour of the eyes from brown to green can all be explained by the amount of melanin in the iris, but blue-eyed individuals […]
September 8, 2017

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD) Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer cells, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), that can get rid of […]
August 24, 2017

Rosario Dawson: 4 Brands That Help Me Shop Responsibly

We’re living in an interesting time, one that is both uncertain and exciting. When it comes to fashion, I don’t think there has been a moment that has […]
August 4, 2017

Obesity cure possible after discovery of fat ‘switch’

scientists have discovered the precise brain mechanism that causes the body to hold onto fat, raising hopes of a cure for obesity. For the first time, lab […]
June 19, 2017

It’s not just hormones

A teenage girl is a force of nature, with emotions so powerful they shock even her. In this exclusive excerpt, psychotherapist Lisa Damour uses neuroscience to […]
May 30, 2017

Why Greek mountain villagers have healthy hearts

Scientists have pinpointed one reason why people living in isolated villages in Greece may enjoy long and healthy lives. They found a new genetic variant, common […]
April 21, 2017

Social and economic costs of Zika can reach up to US$ 18 billion in Latin America and the Caribbean

A 15-year-old in Recife, Brazil, holds her a four-month old baby born with microcephaly. Photo: UNICEF/Ueslei Marcelino The epidemic will have a long-term impact, according to […]
February 6, 2017

Take statins even if you are healthy, say experts

People should take statins regardless of how healthy and active they are, leading US experts have said. Researchers say taking the daily medication protects against stroke […]
February 6, 2017

Coffee and Tea for Health

By Dr. Mercola If you’re thirsty, pure water is always a good bet for a healthy beverage. But if you’re looking for a beverage to sip […]