Societal pressures make it hard for people living in low-income areas to change their ways.
Gene sequences can be manipulated to prevent certain diseases and improve public health.
Classroom meditation shows promise for improving student attention, focus, happiness and self-awareness.
The risk of heart attack and stroke is increased for women with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, and for men with psoriasis.
An Australian trial will give us a clearer picture of whether healthy old people benefit from taking statins to prevent heart disease and stroke.
Non-communicable diseases are skyrocketing in Kenya and Uganda. Though the countries’ governments have a responsibility to tackle the problem, individuals need to take action too.