By Peter Sergo | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 13:20
A study found that almost two-thirds of the world's obese and overweight population reside in poorer countries. Researchers blame a global shift in diet that includes more meat, sugar, and fat.
By Peter Sergo | Mon, 12/30/2013 - 14:28
Eating meat and smoking are the top two causes of cancer around the world, according to a study that looked at cancer rates and environmental risk factors in numerous countries.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 18:02
Health experts urge nations around the world to invest in health, saying it would also be an investment in economic development.
By Peter Sergo | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 09:06
A study concluded that the universal burden brought on by depression makes it a priority in public health agendas.
By Ashik Siddique | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 21:20
As the world reaches 11 billion people by 2100, India will lead the global population. The United States, meanwhile, will trail behind China and Nigeria.
By Ashik Siddique | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 23:24
Maternal mortality is a major global health concern, but half of deaths among rural Bangladeshi women result from non-communicable diseases like heart disease or stroke, not pregnancy.
By Martin Grens | Thu, 12/13/2012 - 16:15
The world has made huge progress fighting killer infectious diseases, but as a result we now lead longer and sicker lives.