LONDON, Jan 16 Scientists have unveiled what
they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its
people - including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits,
vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake.
LONDON, Jan 14 Global health teams battling the world's second largest Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo fear an election dispute may deepen public mistrust and allow the epidemic to run out of control.
LONDON, Jan 11 At least $14 billion is needed to
accelerate the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and
quell stubborn epidemics that still kill millions, the head of a
global health fund said on Friday.
LONDON, Jan 7 A leading geneticist who ran the conference where a Chinese scientist said he had made the world's first "gene-edited" babies condemned him on Monday for potentially jeopardizing lives and having no biology training.
LONDON, Jan 7 A leading geneticist who ran the
conference where a Chinese scientist said he had made the
world's first "gene-edited" babies condemned him on Monday for
potentially jeopardising lives and having no biology training.
LONDON Scientists exploring what may trigger a complex disorder known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have found clues in the way some people's immune systems respond more actively to a health attack.
LONDON, Dec 12 More children worldwide are now immunized against killer diseases but the task has become harder due to conflicts, epidemics, urbanisation and migration, the head of a global vaccine group said.
LONDON, Dec 10 A global coalition set up to
fight disease epidemics is investing up to $8.4 million to
develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to
fight multiple pathogens such as flu, Ebola, Marburg and Rabies.
LONDON, Dec 4 A woman in Brazil who received a
womb transplanted from a deceased donor has given birth to a
baby girl in the first successful case of its kind, doctors
The spread of polio must still be classified as a public health emergency because, while progress has been made towards wiping out the disease, that progress is fragile, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.