Pakistan had only eight new diagnoses of polio in 2017. The virus' days look numbered – but health workers have their work cut out for them to eradicate the devastating disease once and for all.
To help ensure that environmental and health services are available in slums, Indian women are asserting their rights thanks to solidarity networks and non-confrontational approaches.
Kenya spends millions treating women who have complications after unsafe abortions.
Using 'humanized mice,' researchers found more evidence that a widely used contraceptive may make women more susceptible to HIV infection.
Teen sexting is on the rise. Boys and girls are equally likely to share sexually explicit imagery but girls report feeling more pressure to sext and more judgement about how they do it.
A health and human rights researcher, therapist and professor explains why racial justice is a public health issue.
New research reveals the burden of depression on individuals with autism, and that depression rates are higher among those with above average IQ.
Several factors play a part when determining what kind of risk high levels of mould exposure can pose to human health.
In the future, traps for mosquito that spread the dengue and chikungunya virus could be made from the carbon dioxide in human breathe as well as body odour.
There's a norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics. Here's what that means – and why it's so hard to stop.
Martial arts help boost both brain and body.