Salty and fatty foods are driving up obesity.
At the turn of the century, the greatest threats were posed by infectious diseases today, the biggest threats are posed by lifestyle diseases.
If this is you, stay away.
In many cases you may still be contagious long after you've returned to school or work. But there are simple things you can do to minimise the risk of spreading it to others.
Doctors are trialling faecal transplants to treat a range of gut and other conditions.
There's growing evidence poo transplants can work for some conditions, including a type of diarrhoea. But they're not for everyone.
Most ill health can be avoided on family holidays through research and planning in advance, plus smart packing.
Simple steps can lower your risk of bringing home traveller's diarrhoea, respiratory infections and mosquito-borne diseases from your holiday.
The age profile of people living in Africa is changing - they are living longer.
The burden of communicable disease is declining in Africa and life expectancy is increasing. But non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer are wreaking havoc.
The Rotavirus vaccine is expensive and takes a long time to manufacture.
Rotavirus vaccines are expensive and take time to produce. For developing countries, the fact that the vaccines need cold storage also presents a challenge.
You gotta have guts to succeed at Rio 2016 – and very healthy ones, at that.
A virus that commonly causes diarrhoea in children may accelerate the development of type 1 diabetes, new research shows…
Vomiting since 500-470 BC.
As I was growing up, any time my mother suggested buying mussels or cockles for dinner, my gran would pipe up with the old adage that “you should only be eating shellfish when there’s an ‘R’ in the month…