In Senegal, a practice known as kangaroo mother care keeps premature babies close to their mothers to improve health.
A new study from researchers in China and Singapore shows that a fatal hypersensitivity to the drug dapsone is based in genetics, and can be assessed before the drug is prescribed.
As Britain considers approving e-cigarettes as medicine, the European Union is passing stricter regulations against this relatively untested nicotine product.
As the Philippines struggles to recover from one of the largest weather events on record, Typhoon Haiyan, medical personnel work hard to treat storm injuries and everyday medical issues.
A newly developed genetic test could help doctors decide which prostate cancer patients need surgery, and which can be spared the side effects of an unnecessary prostate removal.
For the first time ever, the World Health Organization has approved a Chinese vaccine for U.N. distribution.
New research shows that stroke is becoming more and more common amongst young people, and people living in developing countries.
World Heart Day was held on September 29, and although it received far less attention than Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Movember, this global work to promote cardiovascular health is just as important to keep in mind.
As the annual growing and showing of all manner of mustaches gets underway, we take a look at the impact that Movember has had on the world of medical research and the practical services it helps to provide.
New research points way to possible new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease