Communicable diseases such as diarrhoea and tuberculosis are on the decline in Indonesia, but new threats like diabetes are emerging.
Higher wealth and urbanization is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease in India, according to household surveys.
Cholera is mainly being transmitted within households in Dhaka, Bangladesh, suggesting that better hygiene in the home is critical to controlling its spread.
Scientists in South Korea have found that insufficient or excess sleep is associated with metabolic syndrome and poor health.
Scientists have identified two drugs that, when combined, prevented the replication of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in human lung tissue.
The GHIT Fund has named Dr. Hiroki Nakatani, a fomer WHO assistant director-general, its new board chair.
For Professor Jenny Su, president of Taiwan’s National Cheng Kung University, universities have a social responsibility to respond to national and global crises.
Senator Leila de Lima is asking the Philippine senate to give due distinction and support to Filipino academicians, scientists, researchers and inventors.
A bismuth-based drug typically used in the treatment of peptic ulcers could potentially help to prevent the spread of multi-drug resistant bacteria.