Health
New York, July 16 (JEN): Proper nutrition for newborn babies into early childhood is key to development and good health in later life, according to the Regional Director of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) in Europe, as she launched two new studies on Monday. more
WHO calls for immediate safe evacuation of the sick and wounded from conflict areas

Geneva, Sept 30 (Just Earth News): WHO is calling on belligerents in Syria to allow for the immediate and safe evacuation of the sick and wounded from all areas affected by the conflict, inc ...

Fussy infants find food more rewarding, putting them at higher risk for obesity, says study

New York, Aug 23 (Just Earth News): Babies that seem to get upset more easily and take longer to calm down may be at higher risk for obesity while babies that exhibit more “cuddliness ...

Music stars marketing unhealthy food , beverage products majority of the time, says study

New York, June 7 (Just Earth News): Recording artists are frequently the face of commercial products—and children and adolescents are frequently their target audience. Now, a new stud ...

Food safety authority initiating steps to ban toxic chemical use in bread

New Delhi. May 24 , The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) announced it is initiating steps to ban the use of potassium bromate in making bread in India, a move that has be ...

Govt. promises action on CSE report that Indian bread manufacturers use toxic chemicals

New Delhi, May 24 (Just Earth News) Union Health Minister JP Nadda has directed his officials to probe the findings of Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) findings that the ...

India is the global diabetic capital

Kolkata, Apr 6 (IBNS): Diabetes is a lifestyle disease with 28-million cases among urban affluent Indians with most of them being in their most productive years, between 20 and 60.

Hunger and ongoing insecurity forcing South Sudanese to flee country, UN agency reports

New York, Mar 30 (Just Earth News/IBNS):Growing food insecurity is causing more and more South Sudanese to flee into Sudan, the United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday, urging more funding ...

UN agriculture agency warns of threat to food security from overuse of antibiotics

New York, Feb 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The overuse of antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents is impacting rural livelihoods and food security, and requires globally coordinated effort ...

175,000 die every year from unsafe food in South-East Asia Region: WHO

New Delhi, Dec 4 (JEN) More than 150 million people fall sick and 175 000 die every year after consuming contaminated and unsafe food in the WHO South-East Asia Region, according to the firs ...