Non-communicable diseases like cancer and diabetes are on the rise – and private investors are stepping in to fund the infrastructure and facilities needed to combat them
People think TB belongs in the pages of a Dickens novel, but it is the world's deadliest infections disease.
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Scientists are studying samples of gut bacteria to determine how it effects the chemical makeup of our bodies.
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Global data shows that if things don't change, we will be unprepared for the next flu pandemic.
Penicillin was discovered in September 1928. Nine decades later anti-microbial resistance is now a major concern.
New research shows that excessive work can negatively affect a number of aspects of our lives.
Failure to do enough exercise leads to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia and cancers, according to a World Health Organization-led study.
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It could mean the difference between a successful solar power installation and one that operates at a loss, according to new research.
A focus on early diagnosis, digital health and public-private partnerships will help deliver the greatest impact for citizens.
When AI checks patients' vital signs, care teams are automatically alerted to danger. Technology is transforming healthcare across Asia.
Research has found that getting too little (or too much) sleep can have significant health risks.
How can we use the psychology of unpredictability to motivate people to take costly but necessary actions to help limit the spread of a disease?