Cardiovascular disease and stroke are the most common causes of death worldwide, resulting in hospitalization, disability and loss of income. For example, one-third of heart attacks, 25 percent of strokes and 40 percent of cardiac arrests occur in people of working age under age 65.
Mexico's new leftist government on Saturday avoided major surprises in its closely watched first budget, sticking to fiscal promises made to investors who have been jittery about plans for Latin America's No. two economy.
South Korea's fiscal spending was found to make less contribution to narrowing income inequality compared with other members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in 2015, data showed on Sunday.
The United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights has blasted the growing income inequality between the wealthy and poor in the United States, insisting in a new report that the world’s richest country “is now moving full steam ahead to make itself even more unequal.”
New figures showing family income is on the rise in Italy are further bolstering the case that the country may be in an economic recovery, but the expanding gap between the country's richest and poorest residents shows the recovery is not helping everyone.
La Liga, which runs the top two divisions of Spanish soccer, believes it can close the gap in revenues between it and the English Premier League in the next 10 years with an ambitious plan to expand its international audience.
Income inequality is at a historical high in Germany, local newspapers Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Sueddeutsche Zeitung quoted a report by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy as saying.
One in five children in high-income countries lives in relative income poverty and an average of one in eight faces food insecurity, according to the latest Report Card issued by the UNICEF Office of Research — Innocenti.