One in every 7 people are migrants today but health systems haven’t been able to adapt and give them access to health services.
Peru's government has declared a 90-day water quality emergency in several northern jungle districts where two oil spills occurred due to ruptures of a pipeline operated by state-owned oil company Petroperu.
According to data in the report, eight women died in childbirth in 2016, less than the eleven who died in 2015, the total number of births in the country, which was down from 48,926 in 2015 to 47,049 in 2016
Work-hard, play-hard culture may put elite athletes at higher risk of substance abuse.
Gentle sound stimulation, such as the rush of a waterfall, synchronized to the rhythm of brain waves significantly enhanced deep sleep in older adults and tripled their ability to recall words.
Chronic pain affects millions of people in the United States, and it can severely interfere with everyday functioning. However, recent research suggests a new treatment strategy for the condition: shared reading.
Environmental risks' impact on health accounts for 23% of all deaths per year. A WHO report examines how prevention measures can tackle the problem.
Challenge-based intervention may be effective in reducing the severity of autism symptoms.
A new article shows increased rates of deaths worldwide from prescription opioids as high as 550 percent depending on country and time-period.
Some 34 million people continue to suffer from malnutrition, 47.7 percent of children under age 5 suffer from anemia and 49.8 percent, approximately 1.3 million, have chronic malnutrition
This condition affects the sex drive of millions of women.
Fibromyalgia is a long-term or chronic disorder. It’s associated with widespread pain in the muscles and bones, areas of tenderness, and general fatigue.
In a study, Oliver J. Rando, MD, PhD, and colleagues at UMass Medical School, demonstrate that mice born of fathers who are habitually exposed to nicotine inherit enhanced chemical tolerance and drug clearance abilities.
Depression in and just after pregnancy is most often associated with moms-to-be, but a new study shows expectant dads can have similar symptoms.
Worsening allergies, heart diseases and asthma are among the consequences.
The impact of climate change is not just bad weather, melting polar ice caps, and increases in sea level that may occur at some distant time in the future, rather, it is clear that the environmental consequences of climate change are killing humans right now.
Air pollution was responsible for 5.5 million premature deaths in 2013, according to a recent study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.last year was even worse
Being bullied during childhood might have lifelong health effects related to chronic stress exposure, including an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes in adulthood.
New research brings some good news for cat lovers. Contrary to previous claims, researchers have found no link between cat ownership in childhood and increased risk of mental illness.
Scientists say findings underline significance of lowering risk factors for heart disease such as smoking and drinking.
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