News Round Up 12/07/2012

Posted by Andrew |

  • "Beneath the bright lights of big cities around the world, not all is so alluring. Urbanisation may be the desirable result of the benefits of city living, but conurbations also bring the negative consequence of intense concentrations of illness and death. With globalised travel, infections are able to move across borders more quickly and effectively than ever. Non-communicable diseases are also spreading as wealth rises, bringing pollution, traffic accidents, mental health problems and lifestyle ailments such as diabetes intensified by less physical exercise and unhealthy diets."

    tags: health urbanization cities globalization

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