World population

1.3 Billion Adults Expected To Have Diabetes By 2050: Report

The number of diabetic adults will reach 1.3 billion by 2050, according to a new research study. The report cited health inequality and increasing obesity to be the major causes behind the future diabetes projections. The rate of diabetes will decrease nowhere around the world but instead will surge, the report published in the lancet journal said.

World Population To Hit 8 Billion, Projected By The UN

The world population hit the 7 billion landmark just 11 years ago. There are 7 billion more people on the planet as compared to 1800, when the population was only 1 billion. Four months back, the UN predicted that the population of our world will reach the 8 billion post by the middle of November.