Ending extreme poverty is essential to save lives and limit damage from disasters, U.N. chief Ban Ki-Moon said, as figures revealed poorer nations bear the brunt of deaths from earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, storms and heat ...
A new study reveals that people living in poverty are at a higher death risk than obese people and alcoholics.
Sustained financial hardship early in life may put youngsters at risk of developing worse cognitive functions as well as premature ageing, a study has found.
Way back in 1972, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had famously and inextricably linked poverty and environmental pollution at the United Nations Conference on Human Environment in Stockholm.
Resilient People: Food crisis responder Marsha Smith takes surplus produce from supermarkets and cooks it for those in need. In a city suffering from food poverty, she is trying to shake up the system for ...
By studying and modifying proteins in the rice flour family, the researchers were able to produce dough and bread of superior quality than that obtained from 'normal' rice flour.
Developing economies stand to win an extra $21 billion (19 billion euros) if they improve girls' health and sex education, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said Thursday.
The study established a relationship between low microbial diversity and poor health, including obesity, metabolic problems and various mental health and psychiatric disorders. The researchers suggest that access to healthy microorganisms is a human right.
The most disturbing indicator of the deficiencies of the Indian healthcare system is the observation that healthcare costs are driving millions into poverty.
TV chef urges shunning supermarkets and buying from local markets to maximise limited budgets as he promotes Jamie's Money Saving Meals.Some poorer Britons choose to eat "chips and cheese out of Stryrofoam containers" while sitting ...