Endocrine experts agreed that endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) pose a threat to human health and to the ecosystems of Earth. The editorial comes in response to a commentary (Dietrich et al. Chem Biol Interact) signed by a number of editors of toxi… Continue reading →
Men experience a higher burden of disease and lower life expectancy than women, but policies focusing on the health needs of men are notably absent from the strategies of global health organizations, according to experts. Continue reading →
The increasing production and use of antibiotics, about half of which is used in animal production, is mirrored by the growing number of antibiotic resistance genes, or ARGs, effectively reducing antibiotics’ ability to fend off diseases — in animals … Continue reading →
Despite dire predictions in the wake of the economic crisis, donations to health projects in developing countries appear to be holding steady. After reaching a historic high of $28.2 billion in 2010, development assistance for health dropped in 2011. Continue reading →
The salinisation of rivers is a global problem that affects to countries all over the world and it causes a high environmental and economic cost, and poses a high risk to global health. Climate change and the increasing water consumption can worsen eve… Continue reading →
Obesity and its associated problems such as diabetes and fatty liver disease are increasingly common global health concerns. A new study shows that a natural substance found in apple peel can partially protect mice from obesity and some of its harmful … Continue reading →
Elizabeth Shope, Advocate, Washington, D.C.
With just two months before World Water Day on March 22, NRDC, CARE & WaterAid in America have published our annual report about how the United States is doing in implementing the recommen… Continue reading →
Above is a short video presenting one of the concepts for urban improvement that have been selected as finalists for the Philips Livable Cities Award.
It has been very interesting over the last couple of years to watch international techn… Continue reading →