Improving health literacy and access to services could empower ethnic minorities to boost their immune systems.
Our experts look at why people of colour are being hit harder by COVID-19, New Zealand's success in eliminating the virus, and the latest on drug trials.
What the world will look like in the absence of a COVID vaccine or treatment.
Given the market is not coping and the need for government to intervene is more apparent than ever, one might think the time for social democracy has come again. The reality, though, is not so simple.
Poor neighbourhoods are driving health inequalities in children.
Many argue the key to helping low-income Americans eat healthier is eliminating food deserts. A new study suggests this doesn't help.
Genome-wide association studies are more like genome white association studies.
Three-quarters of people with an intellectual disability receive prescribed drugs.
Unlike health care for the rest of our body, dental care mostly comes out of our own pocket – and it's not cheap. Many Australians go without and their health suffers.
Targeted health campaigns can actually leave local people with a greater sense of shame – without helping them kick unhealthy habits.
Australians are waiting too long for elective surgery, dental care and treatment for mental health. It's no wonder health is a vote-changer.
GP at Hand is winning plaudits, but what are the long-term costs of this video consultation service?
Each person experiences pain differently, depending on his or her genetic makeup. That makes it difficult to figure out what treatments patients need.
Many cultures still experience silence and shame around mental health issues. But that doesn't mean they don't need help.
Year after year, southern states consistently rank among the worst in the US for health and wellness.
Mass incarceration harms the health of prisoners, their families and the people who work in detention centers.
Compared to the average US citizen, American Indians and Alaskan Natives live shorter lives and are at greater risk for a number of health problems.
From cheap prosthetic arms for landmine victims in Sudan to the promise of surgery on astronauts in space — 3D printing is sparking a healthcare revolution.
There are two common medications that prevent preterm birth – and poor black women often can't access either one.
Research shows that when the government cuts housing benefit, it harms the mental health of those affected.