Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Shanghai lockdown tests 'zero-COVID' limits, shakes markets

Chinese authorities sought to reassure companies and jittery investors on Tuesday as a two-phase lockdown of Shanghai's 26 million people entered its second day, casting an unusual quiet over the normally bustling center ...

Health

Global diets are harming human and planetary health

A global diet that increasingly includes ultra-processed foods is having a negative impact on the diversity of plant species available for human consumption while also damaging human and planetary health, according to a commentary ...

Health

How to eat less salt

Chances are you consume too much sodium, which can cause high blood pressure. Putting away the saltshaker is never a bad idea, but the vast majority of the sodium we consume comes from packaged foods and restaurant meals. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australians managing COVID risks 'on their own'

Australia is entering a new phase in the pandemic where we are managing more risks on our own, according to a new report by experts at The Australian National University (ANU).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australia's New South Wales sees deadliest day of pandemic

Australia's New South Wales state reported 16 deaths on Sunday in its deadliest day of the pandemic, even as it relaxed rules to allow some essential workers in isolation to return to work if they are asymptomatic.

Overweight & Obesity

Almost 1 in every 3 college-age Americans are now obese

It's probably fair to say that most people know of the so-called "Freshman 15"—the weight that college students are often said to gain when they're away from home for the first time.

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