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The head of the UN health agency Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has spoken out against the “effective destruction” of a hospital in northern Gaza by Israeli forces over the weekend, leading to the deaths of eight patients including a nine-year-old child. more
Eating meals early reduces risk of developing cardiovascular disease: Study

A study led by scientists from INRAE, the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Inserm, and the Université Sorbonne Paris Nord, has revealed that the time at which we eat could in ...

World Health Organization officially names noma as a neglected tropical disease

In a pivotal move towards addressing one of the world’s most underrecognized health challenges, the World Health Organization (WHO) (December 15, 2023) announced the inclusion of no ...

Decline in vaccine coverage prompts measles surge in Europe, Central Asia, says UNICEF

Measles, a vaccine-preventable disease which weakens children’s immune systems and can be fatal, is up by a staggering 3,200 per cent this year compared to last in Europe and Centra ...

WHO warns children aged 13 to 15 worldwide are using e-cigarettes at rates higher than adults

E-cigarettes, which pose serious health risks, are being “aggressively marketed” to young people and in large parts of the world there are no rules in place to protect childre ...

CDC says more than one in three Americans are at increased risk for Type 2 diabetes: CDC

Prediabetes is reversible, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Ad Council want to make sure people know they can change the outcome.

Cambodian man diagnosed with monkeypox: Reports

A 28-year-old man has been diagnosed with monkeypox in Cambodia, becoming the second person tested positive for the virus since July last year, the health ministry said in a statement on ...

UK health experts warn London could experience endemic dengue transmission by 2060

Health officials on Monday warned climate modelling under a high emissions scenario suggests that parts of England might become home to Aedes albopictus mosquito, which is capable is spre ...

Study says even small amounts of physical activity could be valuable in late-stage lung cancer

Lung cancer kills more people globally each year than any other type of cancer, however new Curtin University-led research has found less than five minutes of daily physical activity coul ...

WHO alerts low back pain cases are expected to rise to an estimated 843 million by 2050,releases first-ever guidelines on managing it

The UN World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday released its first-ever guidelines on managing chronic low back pain - the leading cause of disability worldwide, that effects an astoni ...