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Three horrific stories of abuse of women and children abroad raise a disturbing question

Three horrific stories involving the abuse of women and children abroad have featured in our newspapers in the last couple of weeks. First was the report that witch doctors are abducting children in Uganda for the purpose of child sacrifice. The ritual, which some believe […]

Making Poor Choices: are commercial concerns wrecking our health?

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease, lung diseases, and strokes are the major causes of death and disability in the developed world. However such non-communicable diseases (NCDs) could also be the next big health issue to appear on the global agenda – but it’s proving hard to […]

A politically incorrect final solution for Britain’s growing elderly population

The BBC has reminded us this week that today’s 20-year-olds are three times more likely to live to 100 than their grandparents and twice as likely as their parents. And a baby born in 2011 is almost eight times more likely to reach its 100th […]