The authors proposed putting government-sponsored warning labels on ‘risky’ foods Scientists and researchers around the globe are finding links between cancer and diet. According to a latest study, consuming a poor diet may give rise to a number of health issues, one of them being cancer. The study published in
When Vikram Patel first began to study mental health, he believed depression only existed in rich nations. But today, he is the single most influential figure in the growing global movement to treat mental illness in poor countries, especially the most common disorder, depression. In 1993, Patel, who was born
Unhealthy diets led to 11 million deaths in 2017 — brought about by health issues like cardiovascular disease, cancers, and type 2 diabetes. This makes poor diet responsible for roughly one in five deaths worldwide, which is more than any other known health risk, including tobacco use. These findings came
A child receives treatment at 57357 hospital, in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The hospital is among the largest in the world specialising in cancer in children. Photograph: Ahmed Gomaa/Xinhua/Alamy Figures reveal a striking disparity in five-year cancer survival rates for children in developing nations compared with those from rich countries.