Migrants at the Greece-Macedonia border queue for hours to have their sick children examined by medics, as aid agencies warn that squalid conditions are taking their toll on the makeshift camp’s vulnerable residents.
Researchers in Singapore have developed a kit to diagnose the rapidly spreading Zika virus.
The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention is urging pregnant women to refrain from traveling to 14 countries and territories in the Caribbean and Latin America affected by the virus.
Healthcare in Africa made huge strides in reducing malaria deaths below half a million this year but still faced challenges fighting the elusive Ebola virus which has claimed over 11,000 lives. The outbreak in West Africa has exposed major gaps in development aid, prompting a rethink of the balance between building health systems and tackling specific diseases like AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.
Sierra Leone’s Ebola epidemic is declared over, following 42 days with no new cases.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge mark World Mental Health Day at an event hosted by Mind, a mental health charity.
An NGO in Qatar organises a race for children and other activities to create awareness about mental health.
A Scottish nurse who had previously contracted Ebola during a trip to Sierra Leone has been readmitted to a London hospital.
Someone develops dementia every three seconds, according to Alzheimer’s Disease International.
And there are close to 47 million people already living with the disease.
LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – A trip to the dentist is something many people dread.
If they spot a cavity, the usual course of action is an anaesthetic injection followed by the decay being drilled out and replaced with a filling.