A study shows that a drug used to control malaria in pregnancy could also prevent sexually transmitted infections.
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Experience from communities and educators needs to be combined with scientific tools, global meeting hears.
Human cases of H7N9 have re-emerged in China as FAO calls for more surveillance, rapid detection to halt its spread.
Studies in Singapore suggest that customised treatment of cancer patients may be cost-effective.
Hear Edward Thomsen explain why digital games such as ResistanceSim can help countries control disease vectors.
Kenya’s vision of ending open defecation has received a boost from an online tool that tracks rural sanitation.
In the first trimester the placenta offers a biological environment that favours infection with the virus.
The omission of tuberculosis from a list of top diseases moved the WHO to assure that R&D on TB remains a priority.
Malaria parasites make infected people emit odours that attract mosquitoes and spread the disease faster.
Listen to Roy Head preview results of the first randomised control trial of the media’s impact on child mortality.
The closure of several mines in the Philippines puts the region’s spotlight on an industry often seen as destructive.
The surface of orthopaedic titanium implants can be nano-altered to resist bacterial infections, says new study.
Clinical trial shows weekly ‘friendship bench’ meetings with trained health staff relieve depression and anxiety.