Depression is now considered as the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. It is also an important risk factor for suicide.
On top of WHO's list of "antibiotic-resistant priority pathogens" is E. coli, which causes 80% of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) cases.
There are 500 million people around the world with genital herpes. This new vaccine has the potential to end the pandemic.
Animal conservationists around the globe are lauding the efforts of Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev to save the snow leopards dwelling in the mountainous regions of the former Soviet-controlled nation.
The government of South Korea has confirmed that a new case of Zika virus infection has hit the country. The Asian country now has already reported a total of 16 cases of the infection since its first confirmed case back in March of this year.
In an official agency advisory, the World Health Organization said on Friday, November 18, that Zika virus, which is believed to have caused the rise in microcephaly in Brazil, is no longer a global health emergency.
In a recent report released by the World Health Organization, there were 134,200 cases of deaths due to measles in 2015, which translates to 367 deaths every day.
A recent shocking report published by UNICEF this week raises concern on kids' health because of the heavy levels of polluted air they are breathing in. They discovered that roughly two billion children live in regions where the pollution levels are way above the threshold limit set by the World Health Organization.
If you're planning to break the habit of smoking, a new report says that the World Health Organization is not keen on lending a helping hand.
Around 300 million children worlwide are exposed to high levels of air pollution with about 600,000 of them dying every year due to illnesses caused or exacerbated by air pollution.
Failure to find a compatible sexual aprtner could be considered as a disability.
The World Health Organization has urged countries to raise the tax on sugary drinks to combat obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. The WHO believes that lowering consumption of sodas, sports drinks, juices, etc., is an effective way to minimize obesity and diabetes cases.
The World health Organization has estimated that 6.5 million around the world have died due to air pollution in 2012, which accounts to 11.6 percent of global deaths during that year.
Think you’re breathing fresh air? Most likely not. World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that about 92 percent of people in the entire planet is inhaling poor quality air. The effects of air pollution on human health can be disastrous.