Evidence suggests that signs of Alzheimer’s disease could be detected in the blood up to 20 years before symptoms start
Health must be fast-tracked for 2030
Secondhand smoke may be a substantial contributor to lead levels found in children and adolescents, new study finds
Knee pain: Here’s why it happens and how you can fix it
The Andes flight disaster that gave birth to the Society of the Snow
October 13, 2023 will mark 51 years since the incident that raised questions about human survival such as how much ...
‘I almost lost my will to live’: preference for sons is leaving young women in China exploited and abused
China urgently needs policies and intervention programmes that tackle this tradition, or it will continue to limit women’s opportunities ...
Simon Schama’s history of 18th and 19th century disease outbreaks speaks powerfully to the present
At the core of Foreign Bodies is Schama’s understanding that “all history is natural history”
Menstrual leave, neurodiversity, chronic illnesses: What if workplaces adapted to our bodies?
Are timetables and workplaces based on our individual biologies the way forward?
Biological clocks: How does our body know that time goes by?
The rotations of the Earth, Moon and Sun generate environmental cycles that have favoured the selection of biological clocks
TB research shows a good diet can cut infections by nearly 50%
The TB community has typically looked for biomedical solutions, or “silver bullets”, for a social pathology, and we are ...
Wildfire smoke is an increasing threat to Canadians’ health
Older adults, people living in low-income areas, and those with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart disease and other ...
UK’s first successful womb transplant – key questions answered
We need to take care that in going to such great lengths to make gestational parenting possible, we are ...
Common heart medication less effective in south Asian people – new research
Clopidogrel may not be effective for many British south Asians
It is time for us to leave the pandemic behind and concentrate on emerging pathogens: Chandrakant Lahariya
Every new variant or subvariant is not of concern. Any future variant is unlikely to cause a major wave. ...
India’s fight against tobacco needs strength
Over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapies will save families and help the country
Pushing antibiotic development agenda needs more support
Current investments are not enough, need to be supplemented
Coordination, collaboration key to solving crisis of antibiotic development
The crisis around antibiotic research is a global problem and would need global solutions, experts at CSE event highlighted
More adults than ever have been seeking ADHD medications — an ADHD expert explains what could be driving the trend
Amid the growing online community of newly self-diagnosed people with ADHD, many probably did not actually have the condition
Millions live with low back pain, but addressing smoking, obesity and workplace ergonomics could curb the trend, research shows
A whopping 843 million people around the world will be living with the condition. The problem of low back ...
When a drug giant ties up with a non-profit
J&J’s pact with Stop TB Partnership to supply generic versions of bedaquiline promises hope, but falls short in many ...
AI throws patent system into turmoil — especially in drug discovery
Artificial intelligence is overturning the conventional idea of intellectual property rights
Mental illness in fathers may increase the risk of preterm birth — new research
Stress-related disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, were associated with the highest risk of preterm birth
World faces a triple health jeopardy as drug pipeline for new antibiotics dries up
It is time to look at antibiotics as global public good
Drugs and religion have been a potent combination for millennia, from cannabis at ancient funerary sites to psychedelic retreats today
The current ‘psychedelic renaissance’ is often called revolutionary for future of humans
Microbiome-based skincare technology holds unique benefits for consumers & beauty industry
Biggest challenges facing the microbiome-based beauty products industry is safety & compliance with regulations