Beyond drugs: the war on lifestyle disease needs new tactics
Economic growth can bring with it sedentary jobs and processed foodChina Photos/Getty By Luke AllenThe march of obesity, diabetes, cancer and heart disease seems unstoppable. Conditions such as these, together branded non-communicable diseases or NCDs, cause 70 per cent of deaths worldwide and threaten to bankrupt health systems in rich and poor countries...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark