Show hosts: John Harrison
There are thousands of people dying right now from diseases that we cannot treat, because the usual drugs simply do not work. Britain’s Prime minister David Cameron warned that drug-resistant superbugs could take us back to the dark ages in medical terms. Is the way forward to create new drugs, to improve preventative measures or to return to natural remedies? Lance Price at the George Washington University School of Public Health, Dr. Martha Cloakie, Reader in Microbiology in the Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at the University of Leicester, and Lucy Kenyon, an English public health worker, share their opinions and findings with Voice of Russia's Eco Plus.
Report part-financed by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre highlights real possibility of collapse of industrial society. Unsustainable Resource exploitation + increasingly unequal wealth distribution = collapse of industrial Society. This is the disturbing conclusion, which the report comes to Richard Wilkinson, Emeritus Professor of Social Epidemiology at the University of Nottingham Medical School and Dean Puckett, documentary filmmaker of 'The Crisis of Civilization' & Grasp The Nettle' discuss some of the issues involved.