Health

It’s on the rise and affects people of all body sizes and genders. But binge eating disorder is widely misunderstood and often ignored.

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It’s serious and sometimes deadly, but anorexia has been under-studied for decades. New research into the eating disorder’s link with oestrogen offers hope.

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A third of people with an eating disorder are neurodivergent, yet traditional eating disorder research and treatments haven’t factored this into the equation.

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Widespread use of social media among young people in Indonesia could be driving the country’s rising prevalence of eating disorders too.

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Treatment for disordered eating should be informed by personal identity struggles that are deeply embedded in specific social, political and economic contexts.

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TikTok’s viral fear food challenge aims to aid eating disorder recovery, but experts warn about potential mental health risks without professional support.

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Existing Heat Action Plans prioritise short-term relief and are insufficiently localised.

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Millions face heat stroke risk as Haj coincides with Mecca’s hottest month. Elderly pilgrims and those with chronic illnesses are most vulnerable.

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Plastics waste and pollution is spiralling into a huge environmental challenge for India. Better coordination and focus could help address it.

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Three huge landfills on Delhi’s periphery are at once eyesores and markers of unsustainable consumption.

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While it has made progress in some areas, Malaysia’s daily waste generation rate is way above the global average.

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