Female-centred health services are good, but they may detract from gender equality and men’s health.
Cancer treatment could be revolutionised by the discovery of the origin cells which divide first.
Only half of Kenya's 47 counties achieved the 2000 goal on reducing child mortality
Global experts warn that excessive screen time increases the risk of obesity, low physical fitness, anxiety and depression.
Gene sequences can be manipulated to prevent certain diseases and improve public health.
'Eat breakfast like a king' is flawed advice, new study finds.
The family of deadly filoviruses just got bigger.
As we age, our bodies need different types of exercise. Here is a guide to doing the right exercise for your age.
Blaming the rapid increases in syphilis cases on PrEP is an oversimplification of a complex problem.
A worrying lack of open-minded research means we do not know exactly why food allergy is on the rise.
HIV negative children born to women with HIV have a greater risk of dying before their first birthday.
Many people focus just on agriculture and new technologies for feeding the world's growing population. Yet, fisheries are the centerpiece of billions of people's diets.
Child undernourishment rates are worse in India than in Ethiopia.
The leading causes of death in sub-Saharan Africa for adults 15 to 49 years were AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, maternal disorders, and road injuries.
Analysis of bones from over hundreds and thousands of years ago suggests that our skeleton today is more fragile than that of our ancestors.
New research has uncovered exactly what happens to the brain when astronauts are in space.
Research shows that Aspirin could reduce the number of HIV infections in women at high risk for HIV, such as Kenyan female sex workers.
Sperm donation websites are the Ubers and Airbnbs of the fertility world. But why are they so popular? New research explains the reasons why some men donate.
Hundreds – perhaps thousands – of infant deaths every year are preventable if parents make sure babies sleep in their own cribs, on their backs.
South Africa is piloting a new technique as it drives to eliminate malaria.