STI prevention was largely driven by HIV prevention. With changes in HIV prevention initiatives that don't really take into account other STIs, there's need to refocus STI prevention.
Effective communication strategies will be crucial if scientists want to counter the worrying anti-vaccination trend.
The new Ebola vaccine is yet to be licensed but evidence shows that it protects against the strain of the virus.
Without the current experimental vaccine the Ebola outbreak in the DRC has the potential to spiral out of control.
Targeted health campaigns can actually leave local people with a greater sense of shame – without helping them kick unhealthy habits.
The coal, oil and natural gas industries are also connected with human rights violations, public health disasters and environmental devastation.
At the turn of the century, the greatest threats were posed by infectious diseases today, the biggest threats are posed by lifestyle diseases.
South Africa's Competition Commission has delayed the release of the final report of an inquiry into the private healthcare again.
Easy access to alcohol and exposure to alcohol advertisements affect social and health outcomes.
Gene sequences can be manipulated to prevent certain diseases and improve public health.
The number of people dying due to climate-led changes in the environment are increasing and the poorest populations remain the hardest hit.
Using a large number of computers to screen TB drugs reduces the cost and time.
Significant new insights are emerging for the treatment of malaria, and eventually its eradication.
Vaccines have 'non-specific effects' that have the potential to save millions of lives.
Interviews with immigrants health service providers in metro Detroit reveal a climate of fear that may affect the health of families.
The National Tobacco Control Act gives the tobacco industry inside access to the decision making process.
If the menu of potential activities that do us good is made to look uninviting or challenging, we are more likely to choose the easier but less healthy option.
Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
As cannabis is legalized in Canada and parts of the United States, it's worth looking back on the public health impact of the repeal of alcohol Prohibition in the U.S.
The alcohol industry introduced rules to self-regulate placement of alcohol ads in November 2017. We reviewed the first six months of regulation and it was unlikely to protect young people.