From eradicating tobacco usage to strengthening primary care, there are many measures we can take to tackle the rise of cancer as global populations grow and age.
The disease, which typically effects boys, is a genetic defect that leaves children without an immune system.
African governments must act immediately to address the AfCFTA's potential negative implications for Africans' health, writes a doctor and health economist.
By lowering barriers to private involvement, Africa can revolutionize its healthcare systems root and branch.
Thrombectomy is a revolutionary stroke treatment where the clot is literally sucked out of the patient’s brain.
Researchers believe that it’s better to think about older people not in terms of their chronological ages, but in terms of their remaining life expectancy.
Studies have shown that a sense of humor can improve your mental and physical health, boost your attractiveness, and improve your leadership skills.
The Stentrode, a neural implant that could allow paralyzed people to communicate, can be delivered to a patient’s brain through the jugular vein.
Vegetable consumption varies significantly across EU member states. This chart shows who's eating the most.
The lines between work and home are blurring, and research suggests Americans are getting less sleep than previous generations. Is encouraging napping at work the answer?
As everyone tries to have a lie-in on World Sleep Day on 15 March, here are the nations that are best at bedding down and why it matters more than you think.
A look at how attitudes to well-being play in to life expectancy, and how gender and wealth can make a difference.
Light pollution has a been linked to a number of negative health effects, ranging from mental health conditions to obesity.
Leonardo da Vinci was able to translate many of the anatomical observations he made from dissecting bodies into blueprints for machines.
Researchers are investigating the microbes found within the mucus coating of fish in search of new antimicrobial and antiviral compounds.