Health & Environment

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

Total number of suspected cholera cases reported until Oct. 8 stands at 4,396 in northeastern Borno state, UN body says

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
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

Obesity is expected to overcome smoking as one of the major causes of cancer in women by 2043

Death toll in Nigeria's cholera outbreak hits 97
Death toll in Nigeria's cholera outbreak hits 97