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PAGE | 11 December 2020
Diet paterns — both, levels of consumption and composition — increase the “triple burden” of undernourishment, over-nourishment and malnutrition on peoples' health, mostly in developing countries. |...
PAGE | 11 December 2020
Climate change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050 due to heat stress, diarrhoea, malaria, and childhood undernutrition. |...
PAGE | 25 June 2019
Air pollution remains the single largest environmental health hazard in Europe, resulting in a lower quality of life due to illnesses and an estimated over 500,000 premature deaths...
PAGE | 20 November 2018
​Humanity's health is improving rapidly; life expectancy at birth increased globally from 46 years in 1950 to 71.5 years in 2015, with the 5 years increase between 2000...
PAGE | 12 November 2018
90% of all health R&D expenditure is targeted at problems that affect only 10% of the world’s population.| Related Megatrends: Inequalities; TechnologyAbout 20% of health expenditure makes...
PAGE | 23 October 2018
The pharmaceutical industry is increasingly driven by the need to move from treatment to prevention, diagnostics and cure, therefore speeding up innovation and implementation of new technological developments. By 2030, the pharmaceutical industry...
PAGE | 23 October 2018
Assistive medical technologies; genetic engineering; highly specific drugs; molecular diagnostics and therapy tools with individualised approach at the cellular level are only some of the trends...
PAGE | 23 October 2018
Ischaemic heart disease and stroke have been the world’s top causes of death for the past 15 years (accounting for a combined 15 million deaths in 2015) and are...
PAGE | 23 October 2018
Over 70% – 41 million of total 56 million global deaths are due to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) with significant differences by countries and regions. |...