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Faltering malaria fight should refocus on high-risk countries: WHO
Scientists are working on potential malaria vaccines and on new ways to control mosquito populations.
20 Nov 2018 9:49 AM
WHO uncovers big national variations in antibiotics consumption
Findings from this report confirm the need to take urgent action.
13 Nov 2018 5:32 PM
Air pollution kills 600,000 children every year: WHO
Air pollution can also cause childhood cancers, asthma, poor lung function, pneumonia and other types of acute lower respiratory infection.
31 Oct 2018 6:12 PM
This is how noise pollution affects your health
WHO reports one in five people are regularly exposed to noise levels that could 'significantly' damage their health.
15 Oct 2018 8:43 AM
Cancer deaths rise to over 9 million in 2018: WHO
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide.
14 Sep 2018 4:36 PM
Experts warn dengue is becoming a growing issue worldwide
The World Health Organisation estimates that 40 per cent of world's population is at risk of being infected with the disease.
11 Sep 2018 1:00 PM
Ebola control measures seem to be working in Congo: WHO
Substantial risks remain, posed by potential undocumented chains of transmission.
04 Sep 2018 6:15 PM
New study warns stroke increases dementia risk by 70%
Researchers found that the link between stroke and dementia persisted even after taking into account other dementia risk factors.
02 Sep 2018 10:35 AM
World Breastfeeding Week: Here's the age when you must stop nursing your child
Breast milk does not lose its nutritional value even after it is given after some duration.
07 Aug 2018 2:56 PM
How blogger helped bring breastfeeding back to Serbia
WHO and UNICEF have long pushed for mothers to exclusively breastfeed babies during their first six months of life.
05 Aug 2018 1:33 PM
World Breastfeeding Week 2018: Breast milk is baby's first vaccine
Colostrum reduces the risk of death from hypothermia, helps in epithelial recovery and protects children from infectious diseases.
04 Aug 2018 6:19 PM
3 in 5 babies not breastfed in first hour of life: UNICEF
Newborns who breastfeed in the first hour of life are significantly more likely to survive.
31 Jul 2018 11:20 AM
New Ebola virus found in Sierra Leone
It is not yet known whether the new Bombali species of the virus can develop into the deadly Ebola disease.
27 Jul 2018 1:18 PM
Parasite in woman's spine causes electric shocks in her legs
Doctors had to perform surgery to remove the insect.
13 Jul 2018 8:08 PM
'Doctors continue to bear the brunt of social aggression'
Even as the nation celebrates the World Doctor's Day on July 1, incidents of aggression continue to mount and undermine them.
02 Jul 2018 8:26 PM
Researchers say gender matters when it comes to gonorrhea
Men with infections tend to have obvious symptoms while women often experience mild symptoms.
02 Jul 2018 11:45 AM
Rising pollution causing harm to city dwellers
Air pollution is a major cause of life threatening diseases such as stroke, heart disease and lung cancer.
22 Jun 2018 2:15 PM
Yoga reduces risk of life-threatening non-communicable diseases: WHO
Yoga is a valuable tool for people of all ages to make exercise an integral part of life and reach the level needed to promote good health.
20 Jun 2018 3:44 PM
Cannabis does not lead to an increase in suicidal behaviour: Study
Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit substance worldwide.
14 Jun 2018 9:16 AM
'We are still at war' with Ebola: WHO chief
WHO officials expressed cautious optimism that the epidemic of the deadly virus was stabilising.
13 Jun 2018 9:26 AM
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