Health Check: The double burden of malnutrition in...06/25/15
Eating too much junk food in combination with nutrient-poor diets
The double burden of malnutrition in Mumbai slum children
The charity Sneha has just completed a new study which examined in detail the diets of 7000 children under the age of five living in slums or shanty towns in Mumbai. The researchers were led by David Osrin, Professor of Global Health at University...
Plants to Treat Malaria
Extracts of the Mexican poppy found in Mali can treat malaria. Dr Merlin Willcox, a clinical researcher from Oxford University, visited communities in Mali to see how healers are using local plants to treat disease. He found that the Mexican poppy has...
Preparing for Future Epidemics
This time last year the full scale of the Ebola outbreak was just being realised as governments and global institutions found themselves on the back foot trying to respond to this growing epidemic. This week, scientists have been asking the G7 to...
Dr Margarita Holmes is one of the best-known advisers on sex and relationships in the Philippines, drawing on her extensive clinical experience as a psychologist. In this programme she talks to people with HIV/Aids about the ethical and personal...
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