There's no good reason why diagnosis rates differ. And it may be down to gender discrimination.
In a time of hunger and violence, Venezuela's proposed peace talks are narrowly focused on power distribution. But where's the seat for the countries citizens?
The World Health Organisation no longer sees Zika as a health emergency. But what does this downgrade mean for the health of mothers and babies?
A new report has found that Africa’s air pollution is already causing more premature deaths than unsafe water or childhood malnutrition.
Climate science is now a key part of the agency's mission.
Skin whitening among women has long been commonplace, but now young Asian men too, are using a plethora of whitening products.
A proposed budget freeze would hurt everyone, but history shows women take the hardest hit.
Donald Trump's election represents a new political order that is the culmination of existing developments worldwide. We need to come to grips with this new era.
Are high levels of violence and displacement in Central America and Mexico caused by natural resource exploitation?
Fake Cambodian sculptures have infiltrated the antiquities market, where they remain unacknowledged and their production continues unabated.
Phasing out greenhouse gas emissions entirely by mid-century is possible, and promising trends are emerging. But the next five to ten years will be the real test of whether we can make that happen.
A powerful diesel lobby and fragmented class action laws put EU consumers at a disadvantage.
Negotiations regarding a legal framework for the oceans – an area covering roughly half the Earth's surface – are being dominated by OECD members.
Muslims everywhere were offended and psychologically shocked by the president-elect’s views. But Syria and Egypt think they can benefit from a Trump presidency.
Japan's response to a tsunami threat following major earthquake shows it has learned much from past events, including the deadly quake and tsunami that disabled the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Rampant e-fraud in Nigeria’s banking system is making it hard to persuade more people to open bank accounts. It points to the urgent need for better governance and financial literacy education.
The island's latest mining boom threatens a critically endangered lemur – and puts human lives at risk.
The past few years have been tough for the German chancellor, but she has confirmed that she will be standing in the next election.
All is not lost for the climate with the election of Donald Trump.
Do Mexico's lowest earners need a big raise?