population

Cashing in on women’s health

Women’s health has been sidelined for centuries. But now that women are finally being heard, some unscrupulous companies are cashing in on the movement.

Clinical trials of an mRNA vaccine have begun and researchers expect broadly positive outcomes in the battle against the widespread illness.

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Deadly diseases carried by mosquitoes are spreading due to weather brought about by climate change. A bacteria-based solution could be key to fighting back.

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Houses should be able to withstand wildfires thus allowing firefighters to spend their time fighting the blaze rather than evacuating residents.

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Fire prevention is key to protecting peatland swamps and surrounding communities should be at the frontline in such efforts.

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India has a history of coercive family planning which ignored infertility. A shift in focus will help women’s health.

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To make infertility care widely accessible, services for basic infertility investigations can be integrated into existing reproductive health facilities.

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With falling birth rates and rising longevity, World Fertility Day is a good time to take stock of the future of baby making.

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Countries worldwide are grappling with the challenges of an ageing population. So how do we come up with solutions and measures to address this age-old problem?

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An ageing Hong Kong needs to end the self-imposed social seclusion of a significant number of its young people. Some efforts are showing promise.

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Singapore started tackling its ageing population early and yet is facing challenges. That does not mean others should not be learning from it.

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The discontent of the millions displaced was politicised, eventually leading to a civil war and the birth of a new republic named Bangladesh.

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