After an air-quality monitoring and disclosure program in China, sales of air purifiers and face masks increased - highlighting how information can change behaviour.
As climate change brings more heat extremes, researchers are tracking the risks facing Gambia's pregnant farmers and their babies.
New UN data suggests female genital mutilation (FGM) will take centuries to eradicate - and countries will fail to meet promises to end it by 2030.
The biggest names in the tech sector are putting money, computing power and AI at the disposal of researchers who are fighting the coronavirus.
More than 5,000 passengers aboard two cruise ships in Asian waters are in quarantine after cases of coronavirus were discovered. Here's the latest on the outbreak.
With carriers of the virus expected to infect at least another two people, here’s how countries around the world are planning to contain the outbreak.
On World Cancer Day, a new survey reveals what people around the world feel, think and believe about the disease, and its impact on them and their family and friends.
Studies show people who live in urban areas are at greater risk of mental health problems. But simple solutions like access to green spaces could help.
New advice from the UN health agency tackles common questions about the outbreak.
Events such as The World Athletics Indoor Championships, the AFC Asian Champions League and Formula E have all had to postponeor relocate events amidst the coronavirus epidemic.
By 2030, there’s likely going to be a shortage of more than 100,000 caregivers for the elderly in the US.
Coronavirus has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization. This is how it compares with flu.
A new report published by the University of Sydney has linked cardiac arrest with exposure to air pollution.
At the University Teaching Hospital in Zambia, they are the last resort for a nation of 17 million people, facing conditions such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, strokes and diarrhea complica...
An artificial intelligence tool—trained on roughly a million screening mammography images—can identify breast cancer with approximately 90% accuracy when combined with radiologist analysi...