Health & Environment

Unsafe food costs $110B annually: World Bank
Unsafe food costs $110B annually: World Bank

Low, middle-income countries face productivity loss, medical expenses due to unsafe food, bank's report shows

Cost of climate-linked disasters soars: UN
Cost of climate-linked disasters soars: UN

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) noted that "climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of extreme weather events" such as tsunamis, floods and storms.  

Death toll from cholera outbreak rises to 68
Death toll from cholera outbreak rises to 68
UN warns to avert global climate chaos
UN warns to avert global climate chaos
Germany counts on carmakers and drivers to diffuse diesel fumes
Germany counts on carmakers and drivers to diffuse diesel fumes
Heart attacks caused 12 pct of deaths in EU in 2015
Heart attacks caused 12 pct of deaths in EU in 2015

Lithuania, Latvia and Slovakia are countries with highest share of deaths caused by heart attacks, Eurostat says

Global warming can cause climate imbalance
Global warming can cause climate imbalance

Scientists have warned that the Earth may face a climate imbalance if the global warming rise reaches the level that triggers the release of critical carbon reserves.

Obesity more cancerous than smoking
Obesity more cancerous than smoking