No fewer than 25 million Nigerians are living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with over 80 per cent of the patients on dialysis dying due to high cost of treatment.

Doctors said on Wednesday that patients in Zimbabwe's biggest state hospital were dying due to a lack of medicines and basic supplies, brought on by a cash crunch that has crippled the economy.

People live longer in countries that became democracies from 1970 to 2015 finds this new global study published in the journal Lancet. It states that democracy reduced chances of dying from — heart diseases, cirrhosis, stroke and road accidents. Free and fair elections appear important for improving adult health… most likely by increasing government accountability and responsiveness says the study.

Italian children have been told not to turn up to school unless they can prove they have been properly vaccinated.

NEW DELHI: Raising concerns over low penetration of health insurance, especially in the hinterland, and high ‘out of pocket’ expenditure on health, the insurance regulator has urged private insuran

With no wild poliovirus reported anywhere in Africa since 2016, efforts are being intensified to actively look for the virus, to ensure it is not hiding in any remote areas.

A total of 12 cases of neonatal deaths have been recorded in the Rabta Hospital so far, Tunisian Interim Minister of Health Sonia Ben Sheikh announced Monday.

From 2014 the numbers of HIV positive cases have consistently dropped. As in 2015-16 only 0.98 percent of those who got their test done were tested positive.

NEW DELHI: In a move to sustain its improvements in reducing the HIV burden in India, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved continuation of the fourth phase of the N

LOS ANGELES — Once again taking aim at President Trump, California on Monday filed its 47th lawsuit against the administration, this time to block a move that would effectively strip millions of fe

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