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.
Scientists warn humans of the physical and mental health problems that come with the rising temperatures.
There are 500 million people around the world with genital herpes. This new vaccine has the potential to end the pandemic.
Many health organizations around the globe reminded the public to always wear anti-pollution face masks when out in public every day. This is especially true since the levels of pollution today have dramatically increased in the past decades. The health risks that pollution poses are real and must be addressed immediately.
Associate Professor Lok Shee-Mei and her team at the Emerging Infectious Disease Programme of Duke-NUS further explored the previously discovered C10, which is believed by most experts as the most potent antibody that can neutralize the Zika virus.
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.
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.
WHO Director-General Margaret Chan isn't too happy with how countries have taken the warning against epidemics.
India to release own data that reportedly will prove WHO's study is false.
Small turtles are causing salmonella outbreaks that affected 133 people across the U.S.
The U.S. Senate advanced $1.1 billion in emergency funding to combat Zika virus.
There is a dramatic decrease in abortion rates in developed countries in the past 25 years, but dropped only slightly in third-world countries, research says.
The rising air pollution in urban cities is hurting millions worlwide, and it is worst in poorer countries, WHO notes. Those people effected usually succumb to death because of respiratory diseases, stroke, heart disease and lung cancer.