What has obesity got to do with climate change? Quite a lot, according to an influential commission, which says the big food companies that make the junk food fuelling our expanding bodies are also destroying our environment– and need to be stopped.
Malnutrition, which includes both obesity and undernutrition, is the leading cause of poor health around the world, and the culprits for the costly obesity epidemic aren’t individual couch potatoes. Instead, governments have failed to curb ‘big food’ placing everybody’s health at stake, according to a major report.
Exactly a year after the start of the arbitration hearings that sought justice for the families of the dead Life Esidimeni patients, the esteemed The Lancet medical journal has released a global mental health report condemning the local disaster as “tragic”.
The editor-in-chief of the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet, has joined calls for UNAIDS executive director Michel Sidibé to be suspended after his controversial handling of sexual assault accusations.
Coloured South Africans are more likely to die due to smoking than black or white South Africans, according to an article published today [Friday] that shows one in four coloured men die of smoking.