A disease suspected to be monkeypox is on the rampage in Nigeria. In less than one month, it has spread to seven of the country's 36 states and infected 31 people.
The challenge of creating liveable communities across Australia's capital cities comes down to seven key factors. And assessed on this basis, parts of our cities don't fare so well.
Our ageing population presents several social and economic challenges, particularly for the health sector. Physical activity can tackle many of these.
There's no reason why small families shouldn't become the norm in Africa. But this will depend on improving education opportunities for women and improving birth control policies.
771,945 have been infected.
Initiatives to help women suffering postnatal depression are needed and should be encouraged and integrated as part of routine antenatal and postnatal care.
Hepatitis viruses are serious infections that damage the liver. There is an urgent need to deal with increased Hepatitis B infections in Kenya.
The transnational project conceived 30 years ago to replenish the drying waters of Lake Chad finally seems poised to take off. But first, internal politics within member states must be overcome.
We're being 'nudged' to make good health choices every day. But who decides what's best? And what happens when we don't agree?
Studies have found paying people to quit is more effective than other methods, so why are we not considering it in Australia?
Every part of the Moringa tree can be consumed: leaves and its pods) can be eaten and the seeds, bark, flowers and roots can be used as medicine.
The strategy to eliminate human rabies is straight forward: vaccinate dogs, provide prompt post-exposure vaccines, public education and awareness on prevention.
Medical mediation has become a buzzword in health departments across the world as an alternative to taking legal action to solve disputes.
HIV, STIs and other dangerous infections are feeding off of the opioid epidemic, creating an even more complicated threat to public health.
Many states in Nigeria are reeling from cholera outbreaks. They need better health and sanitation infrastructure to disrupt transmission of the bacteria which cause the disease.
Researchers are getting closer to understanding how some people are more susceptible to posttraumatic stress disorder.
Lassa outbreaks are becoming more widespread in Nigeria but have not been given national emergency status like Ebola.
NSW has changed its laws imposing criminal penalties on someone with an STI who doesn't take "reasonable precautions" to not infect their sexual partner.
An upcoming UN meeting on witchcraft and human rights in Geneva is set to focus on the rising attacks on Albinos and the trade of body parts in sub-Saharan African.
Here's how reporting of the world's first specific advice on reducing inactivity at work has overplayed the role of standing desks.