The current outbreak of COVID-19 underscores the need to study urban growth to understand the spread and control of future epidemics.
There are cost-effective solutions to the problem of sub-standard drugs in Nigeria and other low-income countries.
Unregulated and hazardous lead acid battery manufacturing and recycling plants are often adjacent to residential areas, agricultural and grazing lands.
The key to ending the HIV epidemic is a vaccine that will provide long-lasting protection and alleviate the need for prevention methods.
Concerned about rising cases and spread of Lassa fever, the Nigerian Academy of Science has called on government to declare it a national health emergency.
Cardiac rehabilitation is not available in many African countries and the way forward may be to focus on patients rather than specific diseases.
Providing antiretroviral therapy without incorporating quality diets may not help to reduce illness and death related to HIV.
Poor communication and misinformation is yet another way an epidemic can cause harm. So it's important health authorities get their messaging right.
Dentists need to have a sound understanding of genetics to treat and manage patients effectively.
Nigeria has an alarming number of stunted children. This can hold back the country's long-term productivity if there is no intervention.
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The discovery of a new strain of HIV gives scientists a better understanding of the virus.
Public figures, authors, artists and journalists have long written about their experience of dying. But why do they do it? And what do we gain?
The Trump administration has cut funding for infectious disease research and reduced high-level staffing for global health security, leaving the nation less prepared for major outbreaks.
The number of users is likely to grow and there are health risks, so now is the time to act.
Nigeria has to plug the gaps at points of entry to keep infectious diseases at bay.
The declaration does not mean the risk to Canadians has changed, but it does mean Canada must step up to help those countries with weaker heath-care systems.
People panic-buying face masks to protect themselves from coronavirus risk running down stocks should we really need them.
Myths that taxes on sugary drinks unfairly disadvantage the poor and will result in job losses don't hold up. Here's what the evidence says.
Why you should consider donating your body to research once you die.