As extreme weather events and disasters increase amid climate change, here are ways to stop needless deaths.
Anemia is a major health problem, with nearly 2 billion people affected globally. It afflicts more people worldwide than low back pain or diabetes – or even anxiety and depression combined.
Une interview avec un organisatrice et une activiste née avec la maladie de la drépanocytose en RDC, ainsi qu'un expert médical de premier plan. Traduit de l'article original publié dans Think Global Health.
How rural health varies by racial and ethnic population.
Risk of death related to pregnancy and childbirth more than doubled between 1999 and 2019 in the US, new study finds
Black women were more likely to die during pregnancy or soon after in every year from 1999 through 2019, compared with Hispanic, American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, and white women.
Millions across the world live with low back pain, but addressing major risk factors like smoking, obesity and workplace ergonomics could curb the trend, research shows
Low back pain is the leading cause of disability in the world, with over 600 million people living with the condition.
The number of people living with diabetes worldwide is on pace to more than double in the next three decades, for a total of 1.3 billion people by 2050. That is one of the key findings from our study on the global burden of diabetes recently published in The Lancet.
Aging, obesity, and poor diet are driving the diabetes epidemic worldwide—and so is air pollution.
Respiratory diseases caused by invisible "PM2.5" particles released by wildfires are a significant health risk to people.
Latin American and Caribbean countries rank among the world’s happiest, but mental health remains an undiscussed issue.