A family health emergency led to the invention of a wristband that analyses your DNA to tell you which foods to buy to stay healthy and reduce your risk of diseases like diabetes.
Half of the 12,000 cervical cancers diagnosed annually occur in women who have gone longer than three years without a screening, according to previous studies. That makes these women a hi...
The topic was thrust into the spotlight in 2014 when an Ebola outbreak devastated parts of West Africa, killing more than 10,000 people.
New extensively drug-resistant variants of an ancient and deadly disease – typhoid fever – are spreading across international borders.
Ageing is inevitable, but keeping active can slow it down and increase life expectancy.
This new technique stretches out MRI scans of placentas so they can be more accurately analyzed, and shows the potential of MRI for pregnancy monitoring.
Artificial intelligence can improve the quality of optoacoustic imaging, researchers report. This technique is used to visualize blood vessels, study brain activity, characterize skin les...
The barriers to adopting menstrual hygiene practices are three-fold: a lack of awareness, a lack of acceptance and a lack of access.
The greater use of new and existing technologies in the mental health space requires policy-makers and practitioners to navigate a complex web of ethical dilemmas, particularly in areas s...
The federal government has been recording the number of deaths throughout the US opioid crisis and at least 400,000 Americans have died since 2000.
Most of the world’s maternal deaths occur in low and lower-middle income countries, but they could be prevented. Here's how.
From limitless spider silk to vaccines, biofoundries take advantage of nature's incredible capacity for building.
Co-lead by the Rockefeller Foundation, the $100 million project uses data analytics and plans to target communities and families in India and Uganda who are most at risk.
A study of more than 2,000 women revealed 42% experienced abuse while giving birth.
Great roads and airports are among the factors that have propelled Singapore to the top spot in the latest Global Competitiveness Report – let’s look at some others.