The increase in cases of non-communicable diseases in developing countries has led to an emerging pattern of high levels of multimorbidity.
Understanding how your brain responds to food could be the key to losing weight
Everything you never knew about the red stuff in your veins.
Health benefits of being close to nature are well established, but the rise of apartment living means we can't always be close to greenery.
Those annoying things that float in front of your vision can be reduced with laser therapy.
Many people die of heart disease who don't fit into the traditional risk factors. We're learning the immune system can be to blame.
Although hypertension can easily be detected in Africa, up to half of the population are unaware of their condition.
Many case of dementia can be avoided, and it's never too early to start taking preventative action.
Autism manifests in different ways. The signs are often less visible in women than in men, leading many to be underdiagnosed.
A new paper published today has reported a small increase in the number of children born with autism from mothers who were using antidepressant medication while pregnant.
South African health authorities educate the public about breastfeeding but without supportive legislation and strong communication, it will never be normalised.
Teenagers pick up cues about drinking from you and your family. Here's how you can help them develop a healthier relationship with alcohol.
Stronger malaria prevention like a vaccine is urgently needed for effective response in endemic regions.
The evidence against low-calorie sweeteners is mounting. But that doesn't mean natural sugar is better.
A survey of Australians found most (70%) thought that a plant-based diet would prevent disease. But what does the literature say? And is meat really bad that for you?
How will the World Health Organisation's Director-General Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus deal with the mounting challenges? Africa's academics have some tips.
In an era when opinion often trumps evidence in public health issues, it's time to support and invest in evidence-based medicine to protect the public from dangerous, poorly informed beliefs.
Trolls tend to know the impact they'll have, but don't seem to care. So, how do we use our new findings to help stop this seemingly pointless, harmful behaviour?