Image credit The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty, with an objective to stabilise greenhouse gas concentrations to target climate change. This treaty was adopted in 1992 and as of December 2015, has signatures from 197 parties. Since 1995, the parties meet annually in Conferences of the Parties…… Continue reading This Week in Science: climate change
MATERNAL OBESITY CAN CAUSE OBESITY IN THEIR CHILDREN, AND THIS IN TURN CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF THEIR OFFSPRING DEVELOPING A NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASE. CAN WE PREVENT THIS FROM HAPPENING? Image credit In the past 25 years, there has been a massive growth in research into how diseases originate. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for 70%…… Continue reading Will your lifestyle impact future generations?
WOMEN ACROSS THE WORLD USE SOME FORM OF CONTRACEPTION TO REDUCE THE RISK OF PREGNANCY, BUT WHY DO SO MANY OF US FEEL AWKWARD DISCUSSING IT? Image: Gabriela Sanda You’re browsing the internet. There are so many articles, so much information available. How do you make the decision? You read one woman’s experience of a…… Continue reading Contraception: it isn’t a taboo!