The inside and outside of our bodies are teeming with millions of micro-organisms that may play a beneficial role in human health.
A new study from the Health Effects Institute and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation has used satellite images to show much of the world is breathing in pollution.
A recent meeting resulted in a renewed effort to eradicate the disease.
The book argues we should use logic to see what really matters, enjoy the fruits that living in the 21st century offers us, and use science and technology to make the world an even better...
The fight to end polio is nearly won.
The breakdown of family and community structures contributes to internal feelings of isolation.
Antiquated record-keeping in developing countries is preventing basic immunization from reaching many children – a gap technology could fill.
The country has nearly halved fatalities as it aims for zero road deaths by 2050.
Augmented reality provides patients with visual, audio and vibratory cues to help them overcome the symptom of "freezing".
Research on a class of third graders in New Orleans showed that a session of yoga at the beginning of the day helped to relieve anxiety.
The microbes of dead people can provide scientists with insight on public health 48 hours after death.
Newly discovered antibiotics called malacidins could hold the key to fighting drug-resistant bacteria.
As many as 800 million people worldwide spend up to 10% of their income on healthcare costs because they are not covered by universal health coverage.
The Guangzhou Second Provincial Central Hospital has worked artificial intelligence into almost every area of its operations.
Family sizes are shrinking in most parts of the world, but a few countries still have very high fertility rates.