European Commissioner for Health Vytenis Andriukaitis gestures during an interview at an event marking World Cancer Day, while on an official visit to Athens on Monday. "The more we understand about the causes of cancer, the more we realize that we need to get ahead of this disease," the European official said.
The Department of Children Services (DCS) in the U.S. has taken away the six-year-old twin children of the Kahraman family living in Mesa, Arizona, claiming the children suffered from "malnutrition" due to organic diet.
OptiBiotix Health said it had entered into a three-year distribution agreement with a Bulgarian company to exclusively distribute products containing its cholesterol and blood pressure reducing strain. The company, which OptiBiotix didn't name, had access to more than 60% of the pharmacies in the country, it said.
Turkey is now the most obese nation in Europe, as the country has an obesity rate of 32.1 percent, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned in a newly released report. Data on around 900 million people in 53 countries found Turkey rising up the obesity league tables.
Rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) from human activity are making staple crops such as rice and wheat less nutritious and could result in 175 million people becoming zinc deficient and 122 million people becoming protein deficient by 2050, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.