Being overweight is no longer just an urban problem, as once thought. A new study published on 8 May in Nature suggests weight gain in rural areas may, in fact,
A new drug that can withstand high temperatures could help prevent the deaths of thousands of women around the world who suffer from severe bleeding after childbirth, according to the
On Thursday 17th March, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (the IARC), appointed Dr. Elisabete Weiderpass as its new Director. She will replace Christopher Wild, the outgoing director.
As the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to spread, health officials are considering deploying experimental drugs in addition to an experimental vaccine in order to
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners including Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are working alongside national health authorities to stop a new outbreak of Ebola virus from spreading in the
After a two-day meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended extra safety precautions for Sanofi’s dengue fever vaccine, Dengvaxia. WHO said on Thursday that the vaccine should
Scientists in Sweden have discovered a type of moss that is capable of removing arsenic from contaminated water in as little as an hour. The researchers say their findings not
The Philippines’ Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) filed a lawsuit against Sanofi on Monday demanding compensation from the French pharmaceutical company for the parents of Anjelica Pestilos, a 10-year-old-girl who died