Increasing isolation threatens global health. International cooperation is critical to fighting diseases that will not respect borders.
Haiti has been struck by natural disasters before. Here's what we learned about helping victims.
The burden of communicable disease is declining in Africa and life expectancy is increasing. But non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer are wreaking havoc.
So-called lifestyle diseases such as cancer and heart disease have been rising in Africa, adding to the already huge burden of disease in poor countries. But the research has not kept pace.
An important cell function called endocytosis is revealing a lot about how Alzheimer's develops.
Ohsumi, autophagy pioneer.
Can Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte learn anything from Thailand's failed campaign against drugs in the early 2000s? Maybe to adopt a less bloody and more comprehensive approach.
Firms with a focus on the domestic and regional market have an incentive to distribute their medicines effectively. Local production can create a win-win situation for health and employment.
It's a landmark case but there are many unknowns.
There's one important piece of the puzzle we're missing when it comes to antimicrobial resistance.
Turkey's high cesarean rates cannot be tackled by top-down restrictive laws.
Resistant bacteria enter our aging sewer infrastructure and may eventually end up in the environment through sewage spills.