In the last two decades, neglect of traditional medicine has been replaced by renewed focus and a raft of policies and new laws.
How industry-funded data on tobacco smuggling exaggerates the scale of the problem.
A jury concluded on Aug. 10 that exposure to the herbicide Roundup caused Dewayne Johnson's cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million in damages. Thousands more claims are pending.
Farm animals are the subject of WHO initiatives around antibiotics, but domestic pets could actually be a bigger risk.
Health workers promote exclusive breastfeeding to HIV positive mothers more than they do to mothers who are negative.
As US mothers returned to breastfeeding, the market for infant formula dried up, leading formula makers to seek new markets in developing nations. Here's how that led to a recent outcry.
A new analysis shows that the US health care system will save money in the long run by screening people born in Asia and Africa for the hepatitis B virus, which causes liver cancer and cirrhosis.
Now that gaming addiction is officially recognised, we need to develop strategies to counteract it.
More than 90% of violent crimes in South Africa fall outside the categories named in the police's new anti-crime strategy.
If your child is keeping their grades up and maintaining friends and hobbies, then their gaming activity is likely not a disorder or addiction.
To meet World Health Organization targets and reduce the rates of chronic hepatitis B infection among children, Canada should implement routine vaccination of all infants at birth.
Teams administering the Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo are in a race against time to find and help people exposed.
The World Health Organization has made bold progress by including many tests for non-communicable diseases on its new 'Essential Diagnostics List.'
South Africa's proposed new tobacco laws will tighten the grip on how cigarettes and other tobacco products are sold, marketed and regulated in the country.
South Africa must ensure that healthcare workers understand the importance of nutrition and that they transfer the correct messages to caregivers.
Countries globally should adopt and adapt the World Health Organization's new Essential Diagnostics List -- as a key step in the management of all diseases.
The response to the latest ebola outbreak in the DRC has been rapid, well coordinated and well resourced.
The Daily Mile started in a primary school in central Scotland six years ago. Now it has spread to 3,600 schools in 35 countries.
There are no guidelines for healthcare professionals.
The problem of antimicrobial resistance won't go away as long as people in poor countries don't have access to clean water.