With an estimated prevalence of four per cent, fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) is more common than autism. And yet is it surrounded by myth and stigma.
We cannot end TB with century-old technologies and poor quality care. It is time to reinvent the way we are managing TB, and overcome our collective failures of the imagination.
In Uganda stand-alone clinics for HIV treatment persist because of stigma and overcrowding.
Bipolar disorder, autism, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder – how useful are mental health labels?
Doctors in South Africa performed a liver transplant from an HIV-positive donor to a HIV-negative recipient. Major ethical questions came into play.
Allison and Honjo discovered how inhibiting the brakes in our immune systems can be used to treat cancer.
Even with the end of the war in central Africa, continuing instability in the region has triggered an epidemic of rape.
The journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently retracted several papers by a leading researcher on food and consumption. What does this mean for the researcher's findings?
You might be thin on the outside, but if you have a poor diet and are physically inactive, you can have the same health risks as someone who is obese.
The Mediterranean diet is not only good for your heart. It could protect your mental health, too.
The Canadian government is currently drafting regulations on plain packaging for cigarettes. Tobacco companies are trying to weaken the regulations via lobbying and misleading PR campaigns.
An ultra-marathon runner and exercise physiologist describes what it's like to take part in an ultra-endurance event, and the consequences it had on his body.
In a completely new approach to treating addiction, researchers use genetically engineered skin cells to inactivate cocaine and block cravings and addiction in mice.
Climate change poses a threat to our mental health. Building connected communities is one way to combat a rise in suicide rates as global temperatures increase.
There are many benefits to walking - whether you do it in a group or on your own.