The world is experiencing a crisis of reproductive rights. As the Commission on the Status of Women gets underway at the United Nations, we find out what can be done.
Despite the social inequality women experience, they live longer than men. This is the case without a single exception, in all countries.
From bad moods to helping people walk again, here’s how brain science is changing the way we interact with the world around us.
The campaign to eradicate Zika has had a negative effect on women's rights, says Pia Riggirozzi.
Recent reports suggest that cancer rates in UK women are set to rise six times faster than in men over the next two decades.
A new report has called for immediate action to counter the growing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics.
Ross Piper explores the possibility of medical advances from insects.
Melvin Sanicas evalautes the last year of global health and the prospects for 2017.
Poor sanitation comes with a $222.9 billion price tag. Premature death accounts for more than half of that figure – this is a story of human tragedy.
Silicon Valley has stepped into the fight against cancer as part of former US Vice President Joe Biden’s 'moonshot' initiative to put an end to the disease as we know it.
We need to shift the conversation to focus on value and outcomes delivered, rather than on isolated costs of therapies, writes the CEO of Novartis.
Rare diseases pose a significant medical and economic burden for patients, communities and healthcare systems. How can we make more progress on treatment?
Over the last three decades, polio has been all but eradicated. But there is still work to do and we must not grow complacent.
Digital technology can offer new and better ways to care for each other, provide healthcare for billions who have no access today, and give us the tools to democratize medical knowledge.
Recent studies look at the brain's response to bacteria and infection.