Scientists have discovered that astronauts on both short and long space flights show increased levels of herpes virus in their urine and saliva samples.
With advances in data collection, information technology and data science in the 21st century, the prospects of targeted disease prevention and precision healthcare have become a reality ...
Nine out of 10 people globally breathe polluted air. And the impact on the developing brains of under-fives threatens to reverse decades of progress on improving child health.
The data point is part of a broader trend with widespread consequences for productivity, inflation, and global growth, economists warn.
Recent studies suggest that we need to reconsider the way we use disinfectants in hospitals in much the same way we regulate the use of antibiotics to reduce antimicrobial resistance.
More must be done to dispel the shame and ignorance surrounding menstruation in Britain, charities said on Wednesday, after the government promised free sanitary products in English schools.
We know value-based healthcare works - but we also know that achieving it is difficult. Here are four lessons learned that can speed up and simplify successful healthcare delivery transfo...
On average, women get diagnoses later in their lives than men when they contract a disease, a new study in Denmark suggests.
Harnessing artificial intelligence to analyze DNA and streamline treatments will usher in an age of bespoke medicine.
Mali’s introduction of free healthcare for under fives and pregnant women may offer a blueprint for other African states to follow.
A look inside the $17,000 facilities at the heart of the Ebola crisis, being used to treat and quarantine patients in DRC.
The Great White Shark's genome may hold the key to tackling disease in humans in a new way - and for the first time scientists have successfully sequenced the whole thing.
Research shows poor quality care in low and middle-income countries is probably killing more people than having no access to care at all
Powerful data analytics are paving the way to a more patient-centric and productive healthcare system
From 90% of all births in 1930 to 0.9% in 1980, the decline of home births is one of the more surprising effects of World War Two on the UK.