Several companies are trying to develop life extension methods that could enable some people to live far longer. There are some ethical dilemmas.
Findings from South Africa's Health Market Inquiry makes recommendations to close the information gap between service providers and consumers.
The persistent stigma surrounding incontinence has paralysed today’s inventive minds.
Debates around South Africa's health market inquiry must remember that not all proposals for regulating private economic activity are an attack on the market.
I joined a Facebook group about organ donation. Within two days an Indian man offered to sell me his kidney.
There were 325,000 mobile health apps available in 2017. But while the digital health revolution is exciting, its rate of development is posing challenges for patients and healthcare professionals.
A new analysis shows that the US health care system will save money in the long run by screening people born in Asia and Africa for the hepatitis B virus, which causes liver cancer and cirrhosis.
Healthcare in the interwar period in the UK was surprisingly good.
Everything you need to know about the NHS, as it enters its 70th year of existence.
The bill to provide universal health care in South Africa is not the silver bullet for the challenges in the health sector.
A newish method called the multidimensional poverty index is revealing new insights into the South Africa's poverty.
Baringo county and other areas on the western side of Kenya are struggling to reduce their seasonal malaria caseloads.
An expert explains why a recent plan to include a question about citizenship in the 2020 census is unjust, both for citizens and noncitizens.
Healthcare workers are losing trust in the system in South Africa.
Weight stigma at the doctors can be mentally and physically harmful.
The NHS funding formula is based on an unfair premise which is funnelling money away from the regions that need it most.
Healthcare professionals should have their freedom of conscience protected by law.
Business leaders some sectors are feeling less positive about the year ahead because consumers are spending less, according to our analysis of the outlook of leaders of Australia’s ASX 200 companies.
The tale of an unsung South African hero in the field of community health.
If researchers want to make an impact on public health they can't just have a thorough grounding in their own discipline.