Health & Medicine
At the recent UN General Assembly in New York, heads of state from polio-endemic countries met with donors to pledge their support to stamp out the disease.
New research shows that the composition of a person’s gut bacteria could play an important role in the development of type 2 diabetes.
Scientists in Singapore have found that young patients with Hepatitis B are not immune tolerant as previously thought.
An analysis of 29 clinical trials suggests that acupuncture may be modestly better than no acupuncture or sham acupuncture for the treatment of some chronic pain.
An Australian study of over 3,000 fathers has found that approximately one in ten report high levels of distress in the first year after having a baby.
A new study shows that the malaria species widespread in the Asia-Pacific region has been a key driver of human genome evolution.
Researchers in Australia are conducting a world-first study to further our understanding of how spiritual wellbeing affects quality of life for those affected by cancer.
Having access to a personal computer lowers or decreases the risk of cognitive decline and dementia in older men by up to 40 percent, say researchers in Australia.
Digested coconut oil is a natural antibiotic that may help to fight tooth decay, say scientists from the Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland.
A genetic investigation of a Malaysian tribe may help to explain why East Asians have light skin but lower skin cancer rates than Europeans.