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Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...ish-ruled India from 1875-1902; and at the 1984-85 famine in Ethiopia that killed around a million. It mig...g links these three events. Outwardly, Ireland's famine was caused by a blight that destroyed the potato, the staple crop; India's was inflicted by a failur...

Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West

...it the human race," he wrote. "Gigantic inevitable famine stalks in the rear." Man became complacent perhaps because the disaster predicted to strike in the mid-19th century did not indeed materialize. But a century and a half later he might be proved right thanks to the short-sighted policies of the ...

Bamboo Seed: Viagra and Food for Mizos

...grass every 50 years are considered a harbinger of famine or mautam in the state's local language. The seeds trigger a phenomenal rodent population explosion as the rats eat them and multiply, taking advantage of the abundant food supply in the wild. And people in Mizoram, in northeastern India, are taki...

Study Shows That Indigenous People are Not Genetically Prone to Diabetes

...ypothesis' which proposes that cycles of feast and famine in indigenous societies created a gene that was very efficient at using nutrients. According to this hypothesis, such efficiency combined with a modern affluent and sedentary lifestyle leads to obesity and diabetes among indigenous people." "Althou...

Smoking Out Rats from Fields to Mizoram’s Dining Table

...of sheer desperation, say old timers recalling the famine of the 1950s. "The habit of eating rats as far as I can recall began during 'mautam' (the bamboo famine of the 1950s) when rodents multiplied like anything. They devoured our paddy fields and anything tha...

Understanding World Hunger and Malnutrition

...condition that is not simply caused by conflict or famine alone. Gross and Webb conclude that "effective, targeted actions are needed as part of the development agenda." Third, HIV does not appear yet to contribute substantially and directly to severe wasting in children, although the authors state that "as...

Famine May Be A Cause For Schizophrenia

Babies born during famine face the risk of developing schizophrenia later in..., during and after the 1959-1961 period of extreme famine in the badly affected Chinese province of Anhui. Although birth rates during the period plummeted ...

Could There Be A Link Between Famine and Breast Cancer ?

Short-term famine may be linked to an increased risk of breast cance...decrease in food intake during the 1944-1945 Dutch famine were more likely to develop breast cancer than women not affected by the famine. Approximately 15,0...

Obesity a global problem

...ng nations, particularly children. Until recently, famine and infectious diseases// have been the biggest threats to the health of poor people in developing countries. Now, rapid shifts in urbanisation, technology, food processing and even leisure time in developing countries are causing a rise in obesity l...

Starving leads to obesity

... men and women who were conceived during the Dutch famine of 1944-1945 which followed the Nazi occupation.//...sease.// Women whose mothers were exposed to the famine early in their pregnancies were especially prone to later obesity. Researchers believe the increased...

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