PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Government steps down to step up malaria fight

Malaria remains a serious health risk

Comparing Treatments for Early-Stage Prostate Cancer

In a large clinical trial, short-term hormone therapy in combination with radiation therapy proved a more effective treatment...

Artificial Human Liver May Speed Drug Development

A scanning electron micrograph reveals the complexities of mouse liver tissue, including hepatocytes (greenish brown) and red blood...

A Way to Burn More Calories?


LAOS: "Unprecedented" drug trafficking heightens risk to youth

Yabaa is sold in tablet form

Seven Estonian cyclists abducted in Lebanon freed in good health – UN envoy

Michael Williams, Special Coordinator for Lebanon

UN welcomes pact to improve access of patented AIDS drugs in poor countries

Agreement signed to increase access to HIV medicines in developing countries

HEALTH: Ancient wisdom, new knowledge

Women turn to traditional healer Fatoumata Kané when their children are ill

Federal report shows drop in adolescent birth rate

The adolescent birth rate declined for the second consecutive year, preterm births declined for the third consecutive year, adolescent injury deaths declined, and fewer 12th graders binge drank, according to the federal government’s annual statistical...

GLOBAL: The vital statistics of hunger

Aid workers and health officials measure a child's height and weight in western Chad