LONDON, Dec 5 Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of the world, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.
LONDON, Dec 4 Malaria still infects millions of people every year and kills more than 400,000 - mostly children in Africa - because the fight against the mosquito-borne disease has stalled, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
LONDON, Nov 13 A child born today faces multiple
and life-long health harms from climate change - growing up in a
warmer world with risks of food shortages, infectious diseases,
floods and extreme heat, a major global study has found.
LONDON, Cutting back on red and processed meat brings few if any health benefits, according to a review of evidence drawn from millions of people, but the finding contradicts dietary advice of international agencies and has prompted criticism from many experts. | Video
By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent
LONDON, Sept 30 Cutting back on red and processed
meat brings few if any health benefits, according to a review of
studies involving millions of people, a finding that
contradicts dietary advice of leading international agencies and
raised immediate objections from many health experts.
LONDON Sept 27 Britain's looming exit from the
EU carries real risks that medicines and healthcare supplies
will be delayed, the UK's public spending watchdog said on
Friday, and an influential lawmaker said a no-deal Brexit may
have the "gravest of consequences".
LONDON, Sept 18 A huge study of babies' stool samples has found key differences between infants born vaginally and via Caesarean section, offering clues about the development of the human immune system, researchers said on Wednesday.
LONDON, Sept 12 A surge in "chemsex" parties, where people spend days getting high on drugs and having sex with scores of partners, is re-fuelling epidemics of HIV among gay men in European towns and cities, doctors say.
LONDON, Aug 23 Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it.
LONDON, Aug 23 Eradicating malaria is
biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health
Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be
getting the funds, tools and political will to control it.