Air pollution has been called a silent public health emergency by the World Health Organization – and a new scientific review reveals why.
Countries across the world are realizing that targetted approaches to disease screening and treatment are the future of their healthcare systems.
The rate of obesity is growing faster in rural areas than cities, partly due to the fact that people in cities have greater access to healthier foods and places to exercise.
Africa needs to be viewed as an investment destination, not a foreign-aid recipient, in order to close funding gaps.
No government, NGO or company alone can solve the challenges that stand in the way of achieving universal health coverage by 2030. To do so, we must embrace the power of technology and di...
Their technique freezes each 2D layer immediately after it is merged into the 3D structure, and this process of freezing a single layer of cells provides optimal conditions for surviving ...
With strict new abortion laws being passed in the United States, these are the complex numbers behind the controversial topic that has sparked protests and outrage across the globe.
From obesity and heart disease in women to research spending, here are five health-related facts ahead of this year’s World Health Assembly.
Mental health support has a lot to gain from utilization of AI and technology, which could greatly reduce the economic costs associated with untreated mental illness.
Their milk has been dubbed "white gold" by food experts, who say it could help to tackle malnutrition in the region.
The WHO has been using an experimental vaccine to tackle the outbreak, which is already proving 'highly effective'.
MIT researchers have developed a new machine-learning approach to discover an additional mechanism that helps some antibiotics kill bacteria.
With more countries now recognizing the importance of mental health provision, there are more options available for stemming the tide of suicide.
Alabama's Republican senators have passed legislation which will make abortion illegal at any stage during pregnancy.
Around 400 million people worldwide suffer from rare diseases - but there is a startling lack of specialists and specialised treatments available. It's time to change this paradigm, argue...