Weight stigma – a negative response to someone based on their weight – is the fourth most common form of social discrimination amongst adults – after age, gender and race.
A transmission-blocking vaccine could one day help in the fight against malaria.
The Earth is undergoing a mass extinction, which is caused by human activity, according to a new study.
The total annual carbon footprint of tobacco is almost as high as the greenhouse gas emissions of Peru or Israel, according to a new study commissioned by the World Health Organization.
As our resistance to antibiotics grows, the financial gains of using antibiotics in meat production could soon become irrelevant, say the global research team at HSBC.
Since October 5, doctors in Shetland, Scotland have been authorized to prescribe nature to their patients.
Despite the massive impact dementia has on the economy and people's livelihoods, there are still many misconceptions around it.
A wide-ranging study shows how exercise can improve your mental health. Here’s how different forms of exercise compare...
This year’s World Mental Health Day focuses on young people, with the aim of helping them to build mental resilience.
Your body is covered in and full of bacteria and viruses - many of which are vital to our health.
Depression affects 300 million people globally, yet stigma around mental illness is still widespread. Television's role in reversing this is growing.
International co-operation and resilience allowed us to stop a global epidemic.
Gallup surveyed 154,000 adults in 145 countries to create a snapshot of the world’s emotions.
Admired the world over for the quality of their cooking and a culture that places huge significance on the role of food in people’s lives, the eating habits of people in France are changi...
Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for their work with light manipulation.