The World Health Organization is about to embark on the development of evidence-based guidelines on mental well-being in the workplace.
A teenage girl from New Zealand sick with measles visited Disneyland and other popular tourist stops across Southern California earlier this month, possibly infecting others, … Read more
US federal health officials investigating mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette
State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of … Read more
Sharon Stone has accused Hollywood of being “brutally unkind” in its treatment of her as she struggled to recover from a stroke in 2001.
Stone … Read more
Two new studies from WHO/Europe show that a high proportion of baby foods are incorrectly marketed as suitable for infants under the age of 6 … Read more
The British Department of Health will advise on how many hours people of different ages should be getting a night, according to a report … Read more
British singer Sting cancelled a concert for the second time in three days, telling fans due to see him in Munich, Germany on Wednesday evening … Read more
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen trembling once again during a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday, eight days after a similar incident.
Merkel, 64, was … Read more
The Chief medical officer is considering a tax on all unhealthy foods in a bid to reduce the levels of childhood obesity and persuade parents … Read more
Powerful painkillers taken by millions of Britons must carry prominent “cigarette-style” warnings on their labels about addiction risks, Matt Hancock was expected to announce today.… Read more
A study published by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on the online journal Environmental Health Perspectives shows that dozens of popular e-cigarette … Read more
A number of French public schools have begun serving free breakfast to students as part of a new government programme aimed at improving student … Read more
Argentina’s World Cup-winning captain Diego Maradona is recovering in hospital after successfully undergoing a routine operation for stomach bleeding.
The 58-year old former Boca Juniors … Read more
Three paralysed men, who were told they would spend the rest of their lives in a wheelchair, are able to walk again thanks to doctors … Read more
8 additional cancer-causing chemicals, including diesel exhaust, will be covered by the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive
The European Parliament and the Council came to an agreement on the Commission’s second proposal to broaden the list of recognised cancer-causing chemicals in the … Read more
James Allison and Tasuku Honjo win the 2018 Nobel Prize for game-changing discoveries to harness to fight cancer
American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday for game-changing discoveries about how to harness … Read more
Almost four million children in the UK live in households that would struggle to afford to buy enough fruit, vegetables, fish and other healthy foods … Read more
Euronews reports that Bulgaria reported its first outbreak of African swine fever on Friday, with authorities saying seven backyard pigs at a farm close to … Read more
Time Magazine: People diagnosed with cancer have a multitude of treatment options, many of which are standard therapies that have been well-studied to improve their … Read more