Tackling climate change involves changes in behaviour that would significantly improve people's general health — and save money.
A year into the pandemic, sleep scientists are beginning to understand how our sleep has changed.
Fat replacers have the potential to mitigate the global obesity challenge.
The line between supporting welfare on one hand, and paying for core services on the other has become more blurry since the pandemic
As the world has focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, other microbial foes are waging war on humans. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria pose a growing threat. But viruses may defeat them.
Websites that crash. Appointments that fill up within seconds. Scheduling your COVID-19 vaccine shouldn't be this hard. A few states have found a better way.
The anti-vaccine movement is the product of a structural problem, reflecting a lack of trust in the existing global vaccine governance.
The legal uncertainty surrounding telemedicine services is not without consequences. Patients may not have access to public protection remedies.
Developing a national disaster response plan for the pandemic was only step one.
Cities have long resisted the public demand for street food vendors, but the pandemic may reverse those restrictions for good.
With a third of adults saying they likely won't get the vaccine, the US has a herd immunity math problem.
Microbes can alter the minds of mouse mothers and disrupt their natural instinct to nurture their young.
Whether or not you respond to a certain medicine or therapy doesn't just depend on you. The microbes in your gut play a role in the success or failure of various drugs, including cancer therapies.
Ghanaian consumption patterns towards fast food are evolving.
Getting pharmacies more involved could be a game changer, particularly for reaching minorities, older adults without internet access and others left behind.
People often turn to rituals to promote health and reduce anxiety during periods of high risk.
Ever since the 2001 SARS outbreak and H5N1 avian flu in 2003, we’ve developed tools to monitor diseases that transmitted from animals to humans. But what does a large-scale roll-out entail?
The results from an emerging study suggest governments should act quickly if they plan to impose travel bans – before the virus can spread widely to other countries.
Changing how rural hospitals are paid is one way to shake up the system.
The US is formally back in the Paris climate agreement as of today. As one of the world's largest greenhouse gas emitters, it has a lot of work to do, with food security, health and safety at stake.