The flu vaccine prevents the virus more than half the time in children and can also ward off more serious sickness, said the findings of a major clinical trial Wednesday.
12 Dec 2013 01:59
The fight against malaria has saved 3.3 million lives worldwide since 2000 but the mosquito-borne disease still killed 627,000 people last year, mainly children in Africa, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
11 Dec 2013 20:45
Health ministers from the G8 nations were meeting in London on Wednesday to tackle what experts warn is a dementia time-bomb, with cases set to soar as the world's population ages.
11 Dec 2013 01:52
A father's diet influences the health of his offspring, according to a study published on Tuesday that suggests men, like women, should plan to eat and live healthily in the run-up to conception.
09 Dec 2013 09:01
Europeans with long-term exposure to particulate pollution from road traffic or industry run a higher risk of premature death, even if air quality meets EU standards, a study said on Monday.