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Greece takes the bloody lead in terms of deaths and injuries in rail accidents in the EU, with about 25 victims per year. Problems are mainly caused by unsafe level crossings, poor infrastructure and traffic management systems, and understaffed companies.
Up to 30 percent of certain types of cancer could be prevented by eating proper amount of vegetables and fruits, according to scientific studies. However, Hungary has a poor record in both areas, especially in terms of vegetable consumption, in which it lags behind the entire European Union.
An exclusive analysis of over 100 million meteorological data points shows that every major city in Europe is warmer in the 21st century than it was in the 20th. Subarctic regions, Andalusia and southern Romania are most affected.
The number of fatal accidents in the European Union is steadily decreasing, with the exception of Malta. However, the data shows a high degree of variation: while in Romania, 98 victims die on roads for every million inhabitants, in Sweden, that rate is only 25.
Data shows awareness is key on World Cancer Day, the global initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).
Each year thousands of Europeans go abroad to undergo fertility treatment. A two-month investigation analyses what is known and what remains to be discovered about this largely hidden phenomenon.
Ten years after the soaring food prices of 2007, what is the state of world agricultural markets?
FAO, IFAD, WHO, WFP and UNICEF jointly produced a report on food insecurity around the world. It indicated that more than 820 million people are still suffering from hunger.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people aged 15 to 24. According to WHO, one person commits suicide every 40 seconds around the world.
"It’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years," wrote Oscar Wilde. We know that humans are living longer and longer. But are we living those years in good health?