With the ‘extraordinary’ surge of Zika virus infections, an emergency convention of WHO health experts finally declared Zika an international health emergency.
The global maternal mortality rate has declined by nearly 50 percent, the United Nations and the World Bank announced Thursday.
Unless health systems find effective strategies to address the problems faced by an aging world population, the growing burden of chronic disease will greatly affect the quality of life of older people, according to a new report.
A new UN report found that the mortality rates in children younger than five have fallen over the apst
A new UN report found that one in nine people are still undernourished throughout the world.
A new study found that the use of antibiotics has spiked by 36 percent on a global scale.
Eucalyptus is one of the most widely planted hardwood trees and that's because its myriad use that range from antiseptic oils to the construction of didgeridoos.
A new report found that 2.1 billion people are overweight or obese throughout the world.
WHO reported that the global world's life expectancy increased for men and women.
Global Forest Watch by The World Resources Institute is a new map that has been developed with an intention to accurately map the deforestation across the globe. The institute said a large number of groups are working to keep the project appropriately updated.
A new UN report calculated that one in eight people in the world suffers from chronic hunger.
Researchers discovered that after the 2008 economic downturn, there was a sharp increase in male suicides.
In the first global sleeping survey of its kind, researchers found that sleeping rituals vary greatly throughout the world.
In the first global survey of its kind, researchers found that marijuana is the most popular illegal drug of choice.
After reviewing 60 existing studies, researchers concluded that climate shifts affect human concflicts and violence throughout the world.