Topic: Health

Africa Investigates – Nigeria’s Fake Doctors

This Al-Jazeera investigation is quite eye-opening. Nigeria, a country that is bringing in serious money whilst selling natural resources, including oil, has

Ethan Nadelmann – Why We Need to End the War on Drugs

Is the War on Drugs doing more harm than good? In a bold talk, drug policy reformist Ethan Nadelmann makes an impassioned

Nadine Burke Harris – Childhood Trauma Affects Health in Lifetime

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of

People & Power – Health Effects of Tunisia’s Phosphate Mines

The damaging health effects of Tunisia’s phosphate mines on workers who hoped the Arab Spring would bring change.

INFOGRAPHIC: 99% of Egyptian Women Subjected to Sexual Harassment

99% of Egyptian women have been subjected to sexual harassment at home, in work or in the streets, including mob attacks and

China’s Nuclear Programme in East Turkestan and It’s Impact Today

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) jointly with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) have released their report on the conference held

CARTOON: Hunger Strike for Palestinian Prisoners’ Rights

This Carlos Latuff cartoon poster visits one of his most popular subjects, the Palestinian question, and this particular image highlights the #HS4Palestine

MAP: 1999 NATO Depleted Uranium (DU) Bombings in Kosovo

This map depicts the known sites where NATO forces dropped highly dangerous Depleted Uranium munitions on targets in Kosovo and nearby, during

Twitter Storm over Ex-Footballer’s Recent Suicide Attempt

It’s not very often that sports people admit weaknesses, but as part of his recovery, Clarke Carlisle along with his family have

Paying The Price – Killing The Children Of Iraq

John Pilger and Alan Lowery travel to Iraq with Denis Halliday, a former assistant secretary-general of the United Nations who resigned over

Gregory Petsko on the Impending Global Neurological Epidemic

Biochemist Gregory Petsko makes a convincing argument that, in the next 50 years, we’ll see an epidemic of neurological diseases, such as

William Li: Can Cancer-Fighting Foods Cut Off Supply Lines & Kill It?

William Li presents a new way to think about treating cancer and other diseases: anti-angiogenesis, preventing the growth of blood vessels that

Jamie Oliver – ‘Teach Every Child About Food’

Sharing powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, 2010 TED Prize winner, Jamie Oliver, makes the case for an all-out assault

Press Conference: J. Craig Venter Announces Artificial Life

Craig Venter and team make a historic announcement: they’ve created the first fully functioning, reproducing cell controlled by synthetic DNA. He explains

Depleted Uranium from NATO Bombs Remains Deadly in The Balkans

Future generations will have to deal with the massive amounts of highly toxic radioactive Depleted Uranium, which the US-led NATO and Coalition