Medics urge action on ‘toxic, addictive’ sugar
As global consumption of sugar grows ever more greedy, a public health crisis is developing. Should governments introduce a sugar tax? Or time for something more radical?
One organ sold every hour in illegal trade
Investigators from the World Health Organisation have uncovered a huge black market in human organs. Most are kidneys, sold to criminals by poor and desperate people in the developing world.
Obese will soon outnumber the hungry 2 to 1
The world's obese now hugely outnumber those who are starving, and the gap is widening fast. What does this mean for the future of our planet's food production?