South African Professor Bongani Mayosi was a great mentor to many. Losing him to mental illness is a reminder that we are all human.
The World Health Organization has made bold progress by including many tests for non-communicable diseases on its new 'Essential Diagnostics List.'
Influenza is an important cause of severe respiratory illness in Kenya especially among children below two years of age.
There are many benefits to walking - whether you do it in a group or on your own.
Diets aren't just about losing weight. There are other things to consider.
Most people view ageing as negative. But, research shows, there's actually a lot to be positive about.
Research shows that the Y chromosome may be able to protect itself from extinction in the short term. But what about in a future where we all reproduce artificially?
New research shows just how bad tobacco farming can be for the environment and for farmers.
New reports that stopping antibiotics when you feel better is better for you could do more harm than good. But it has reopened the debate on how long antibiotics should be used.
New research reveals why some people use food to soothe their emotions.
If you're 45 or older and have depression, new research suggests you may need to ask for a heart check when you next see your doctor.
If opioids prevent significant suffering, then the solution to the prescription opioid problem cannot simply be to stop using them.
The low iodine concentration in milk substitutes may mean consumers are at risk of iodine deficiency.
Can you blame bad teeth on your genes? Here's why the answer is not as simple as you might think.
HIV, STIs and other dangerous infections are feeding off of the opioid epidemic, creating an even more complicated threat to public health.