By John Ericson | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 17:06
Although tuberculosis death rates are falling, drug-resistant strains and inadequate prevention tactics must be addressed.
By Ashik Siddique | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 21:20
As the world reaches 11 billion people by 2100, India will lead the global population. The United States, meanwhile, will trail behind China and Nigeria.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 05/20/2013 - 17:48
Women and their partners want effective contraception to prevent unintended pregnancies in developing countries, but many lack access to modern methods.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 10:20
Insects offer a significant opportunity to merge traditional knowledge and modern science to improve human food security worldwide.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 12/19/2012 - 15:17
In an unprecedented string of attacks, eight female health workers have been killed by gunmen on motorcycles within 48 hours in Pakistan.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 12/12/2012 - 12:47
The United Nations has launched a $2.27 billion appeal in order to stop the cholera epidemic in Haiti.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 12/05/2012 - 10:29
The treaty was modeled after the landmark Civil Rights legislation, the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act.
By Martin Grens | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 09:32
An outbreak of hepatitis E has infected at least 1,050 Sudanese refugees in South Sudan, killing 26 and threatening to spread further among people still arriving in crowded camps.
By Martin Grens | Tue, 10/09/2012 - 08:52
One out of every eight people in the world is chronically undernourished, the United Nations' food agencies said on Tuesday.