LONDON, Nov 8 Scientists in Britain expressed
concern on Thursday after at least 17 delegates from Africa and
Asia wanting to attend a health conference in London were denied
LONDON, Nov 7 Halting the rise of deadly
drug-resistant "superbug" infections that kill millions around
the world could cost just $2 per person a year, the Organisation
for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on
LONDON, Nov 6 Millions of women and babies could
avoid untimely deaths if international donors step up to
replenish a global health fund so it can expand to 50 countries,
the philanthropist Melinda Gates said on Tuesday.
LONDON, Oct 23 Low levels of public confidence
in vaccines in the European Union are pushing immunisation rates
down and the number of disease outbreaks up, according to an
expert report on Tuesday.
LONDON, Oct 17 A respected science journal is to withdraw a much-cited review of evidence on an illness known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) amid fierce criticism and pressure from activists and patients.
LONDON Oct 8 Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan may have led to an increase in rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to new research looking at the mental health of Britain's soldiers.
LONDON Cancer will claim the lives of 9.6 million people in 2018, accounting for one in eight of all deaths among men and one in 11 among women, the World Health Organization's cancer research agency said on Wednesday.
LONDON, July 18 Complacency is starting to stall
the fight against the global AIDS epidemic, with the pace of
progress not matching what is needed, the United Nations warned
LONDON The use of gene editing technologies to alter the DNA of human embryos could be morally permissible as long as the science and its impact on society is carefully considered, a British ethics panel said on Tuesday.
LONDON, May 18 An experimental Ebola vaccine to be deployed in an outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo has conquered some major scientific hurdles in giving high protection, but it now faces extreme real-world tests including heat, humidity, language barriers and lack of roads.