"The evidence from behavioural science shows that childhood obesity is a normal response to abnormal environments."
In its recently updated Blueprint of Priority Diseases, the World Health Organisation listed Disease X- a potential pandemic we haven't yet discovered.
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A species of frog typically found in the Amazon could pave the way for a bio-economy worth trillions of dollars.
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Scientists have developed a new method for harvesting the key ingredient.
New research suggests that staying awake can have the opposite effects in people with depression than it does in healthy people.
Concern about Hungary’s health service has dramatically increased in recent months, a survey reveals.
Genetic testing could soon be so advanced that newborn babies will have report cards of potential and hereditary diseases they're at risk of contracting.
Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization, says a devastating epidemic could begin in any country at any moment, with inaction on our part to blame.
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The total number of job postings for the cannabis industry increased 445% in 2017, according to job-search website ZipRecruiter.
To engage responsibly, our next generation of scientists needs training in the arts and ethics.
US fertility rates have reached another record low, at 62.0 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age, according to the most recent government figures.