April 25th marks ‘World Malaria Day’; a recognition of global efforts to control the disease, and a commemoration of those who have been affected by it. Malaria kills more than 400,000 people annually,...

With Every Kid Healthy Week kicking off today, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2017’s Best & Worst States for Children’s Health Care. In order to determine...

Don’t wait until it threatens the life of someone you care about, learn what to look for and trust your instincts. World Meningitis Day is celebrated on the 24th of April each year to raise awareness...

On Friday, Dr Catherine Spong, OB/GYN and Deputy director of NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) did a Q&A during a Reddit AMA (Ask me...

New WHO data reveal that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The WHO Global hepatitis report, 2017 indicates...

April 14, 2017 was World Chagas Day. Despite 6-7 million patients worldwide, in both poor and wealthy regions, Chagas disease remains one of the most neglected of the neglected tropical diseases globally....

It is not just a matter of time when the biological terrorism will hit our world with no mercy.  It is also a matter of choice what agent we will be attacked with. There are no right or wrong pathogens...

Antibiotic resistance in typhoid bacteria was a main topic of concern at the 10th International Conference on Typhoid and Other Invasive Salmonelloses in Kampala, Uganda. There is an increase in drug...

You might be thinking: “Syphilis? That problem was solved a long time ago.” Well, not exactly. At one point syphilis was almost eliminated, but that is not the case anymore. This persistent sexually...

World TB Day is recognized on March 24 to commemorate the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB). The theme...