A study shows COVID-19 vaccine acceptance is significantly higher in low- and middle-income countries, which would benefit from greater vaccine distribution.
In many places, the use of telemedicine rose during the pandemic. But what was its impact and what does the future hold for remote care?
MIT engineers have created a new diagnostic nanoparticle that can detect cancer proteins in a urine test and pinpoint a tumour's location.
More than 40% of children who needed quality child care in 2018 did not have access to it. Two social scientists explain why child care security matters.
Counterfeit COVID vaccines are flooding the market, threatening the world's progress towards collective immunity. We must use technology to halt the forgers
Vaccine passports and vaccine hesitancy is no new phenomenon. But issues of fairness linked to global access to COVID-19 vaccines has risen in the pandemic.
Decision-makers need to prioritise further investments in digital technology for disease monitoring in their response to COVID-19 and other health crises.
The FDA has approved the first Alzheimer’s treatment in nearly 20 years. Two experts explain the approval process and what it means for global healthcare.
Research shows doing three minutes of moderate or vigorous physical activity to compensate for every hour you’ve been sitting at a desk could help you live longer.
The world will need billions of COVID-19 vaccine doses, but shortages of skilled personnel mean volume is a huge challenge.
Our immune system is composed of many different types of immune cells which migrate into tissues during the day and circulate around the body at night.
Healthcare workers are our greatest assets in fighting a pandemic. By investing in this workforce, we can better prepare for the next health emergency.
A new World Economic Forum report outlines 5 ways to build trust in vaccines, by understanding the drivers of vaccine confidence.
Hand hygiene should be universally available to protect us from current and future pandemics. Smart investment is needed to create handwashing solutions.
Administration of oxygen is vital in battling hypoxaemia, a complication of COVID-19 pneumonia. However, poorer hospitals don't have access to supplies.