Over 1 billion people have hypertension – but half of them don’t even know it. What exactly is this ‘silent killer’?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Dangerously high blood pressure, or hypertension, can kill if left untreated. Of the 1.2 billion people thought to have it, half don’t know and many more are not getting the treatment they […]

This is what happens when a school swaps french fries for quinoa

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mauricio Rodas Espinel, Mayor of Quito, Municipality of Quito In Quito, about 70% of the deaths are caused by non-communicable diseases like hypertension and diabetes. Obesity is a primary risk factor, and here – like just about everywhere […]