The government of Samoa announced Wednesday that it will suspend all business activity to conduct a door-to-door vaccination campaign across the country on Dec. 5-6
The European Commission announced €50 million to help the most vulnerable people affected by the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The funding … Read more
Politico reports that outgoing Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis waded into the increasingly heated EU debate over the recruitment of foreign health care professionals, criticizing … Read more
Vaping products should be sold from behind the counter amid increasing concern they pose a risk to health, experts have claimed.
Martin McKee, Professor … Read more
Global health systems are unprepared to meet the needs of an ageing population living with HIV, experts have warned.
While people with the virus are … Read more
Overly expensive insulin could be a thing of the past – and life-changing news – for millions of diabetics under a plan launched by the … Read more
Climate change has become a health emergency, children’s lungs are no longer pink, but black due to the pollution
Paediatricians in New Delhi, India, say children’s lungs are no longer pink, but black due to the pollution in the air.
Our warming planet is … Read more
US health officials are reporting a breakthrough in their investigation into the cause of a nationwide outbreak of vaping illnesses that topped 2,000 cases this … Read more
Paola Cubillos, a Colombian-Canadian doctor who studies and consults on medical cannabis said that it has potential, but current evidence doesn’t back the hype, POLITICO … Read more
A Microsoft studio is launching a project to use video games, technology and clinical neuroscience to help people with mental health conditions and promote well-being.… Read more
Deaths in the United States from a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping rose to 39, with Illinois and Massachusetts confirming additional deaths in the … Read more
People who have lost someone close to them due to suicide will benefit from dedicated bereavement care. The government has announced plans to roll out … Read more
Scientists believe they could be on the cusp of a breakthrough, after a drugs company said it had the first treatment of its kind for … Read more
South Korea’s top convenience store chain GS25 has stopped selling flavoured liquid e-cigarettes, the parent company GS Retail said on Thursday.
The sales suspension came … Read more
In an historic announcement on World Polio Day, an independent commission of experts concluded that wild poliovirus type 3 (WPV3) has been eradicated worldwide. Following … Read more
People with arthritis are more likely to feel pain on humid, windy days, according to new research.
Scientists from the University of Manchester found sufferers … Read more
South Korea’s health minister said on Wednesday he “strongly advised” the public to stop using liquid e-cigarettes amid a global backlash against vaping over growing … Read more
A research team in Switzerland has discovered the lipid responsible for killing tissue during a heart attack, raising potential for a new treatment model for … Read more
A severely brain-damaged girl who the British health services believed should have her life support withdrawn is settling into her new home in a specialist … Read more