Medical Health Cluster


Controlling the Global TB Epidemic

Quarter of the world’s population – nearly 2 billion people – are infected with the TB bacteria, and approximately 10 million people become ill each year with the disease. Although it is preventable and treatable, TB remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases, taking the lives of 4,100 people each day. […]

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Obesity Epidemic Set to Eclipse Smoking as Cancer Trigger by 2040

Projections from a new report by Cancer Research UK (CRUK) suggest that if current trends continue, there will be more than 21 million obese adults in the UK by 2040, a 6 million increase from 2020 figures that the charity described as “staggering”. It would take the proportion of the UK population […]

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