A golden age of neuroscience in the last decade has given us hope of banishing degenerative brain diseases and mental illness for good.
The 2017 World Malaria Report provides a clear picture of the work required to control malaria.
Aubrey de Grey, a pioneer of anti-aging research, suggests that the science behind human longevity is solid, but the funding is not.
Residents of developing nation cities are increasingly susceptible to obesity.
Most healthcare systems are structured to deal with one disease at a time. But one in three adults worldwide has multiple chronic conditions: cardiovascular disease alongside diabetes, de...
Last year South Africa became the first country on the continent to register the use of a drug that could be used as an oral pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention.
SENS Research Foundation co-founder Aubrey de Grey believes in a world in which we no longer age.
To commemorate World AIDS Day, Bill Gates tweeted a graph showing the declining number of AIDS-related deaths.
A new Harvard study projects that more than 57% of today's kids will be obese by their 35th birthday.
ETH researchers from the Functional Materials Laboratory have developed a silicone heart that beats almost like a human heart
Research suggests that VR experiences can improve people's mental wellbeing.
The number of people newly diagnosed with HIV in Europe reached its highest level in 2016 since records began.
Although the goals of an HIV vaccine or cure remain elusive, the research being done makes these goals appear increasingly likely.
Certain cognitive training via the computer may reduce the risk of dementia among older adults, researchers report.
Studying circadian rhythms in plants and their pathogens might lead to precision medicine for people.