The Global Peace Index looks at peace around the world, including the impact of climate change and the economic cost.
There are a number of factors that make the Ebola virus so deadly, including the speed and relative ease with which it infects others.
Health technology innovators need to rethink the traditional model of importing medical products developed in western markets
Lifestyle factors can have profound effects on the brain and Dr. John Ratey believes exercise is the number one thing we can do for brain health.
A study has found that people who spend at least two hours a week in nature are more likely to report “good” health or “high” levels of well-being than people who spent no time in nature.
Media coverage and Google searches of diseases can diverge significantly from the biggest killers in the US.
From lost GDP to premature death, not getting enough sleep is seriously bad news. But a study found that adjusting the daily routines of people who stay up very late improves physical and...
Sometimes you need to take a step back from your work to realise that it's become too much. Burnout is a real thing. This is how to spot it.
In the past, uneven terrains have proved difficult for those with prosthetic legs, but new technology from Stanford University is changing that.
In 2018, global health organizations set a new record in the delivery of oral cholera vaccines to many of the world's most vulnerable countries. We must maintain this progress says the Bi...
A human flu pandemic caused by a bird flu strain is one of the greatest concerns of global health and infectious disease specialists.
According to new research, consistent internet usage results in a change in our brain's activities. In turn, there is a risk against groups like Generation Z, who are more exposed to the ...
As we approach the 2019 Women's World Cup, here's how female sports teams and associations around the world are making gradual progress towards gender equality.
MIT scientists have created a new deep-learning model that can predict from a mammogram if a patient is likely to develop breast cancer as much as five years in the future.
New evidence backs up what parents have long suspected about sleep, with some surprising findings along the way.