Hundreds of millions of dollars in damages have been awarded to women diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using a diaper bag staple, Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder. Their lawyers convinced juries that tiny talc particles could make their way through a woman’s…

China is leading the way in biotechnology, but its bioethics are another story, writes Yangyang Cheng. China is way ahead on using CRISPR technology to treat cancer with some 8 clinical trials. In 2006 China finally admitted to harvesting organs from executed prisoners,…

Intro to the Series Part I: Palliative Pain Relief Woefully Inadequate Worldwide reveals that in much of the world, unrelieved suffering is a daily reality.

Pairing an immunotherapy drug with chemo significantly prolonged the lives of newly diagnosed advanced lung cancer patients compared to chemo alone, found a much-anticipated new study.

What weapon do tobacco, fossil fuel and cell phone bosses have in common? Doubt, write Mark Hertsgaard and Mark Dowie.

The 9th annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health conference is underway in New York, ready to inspire the global health academic community to take knowledge on paper and breathe life into it to tackle neglected challenges.

The 9th annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health conference is underway in New York, ready to inspire the global health academic community to take knowledge on paper and breathe life into it to tackle neglected challenges.

In 2016, India claimed to launch national cancer screening campaigns. A year later, the country has yet to provide preventive care for women and girls.70,000 Indian women die of cervical cancer every year, accounting for 27% of cervical cancer deaths worldwide. A scarcity…

Air pollution is a worrisome fact of life throughout Africa, Asia and the Middle East, but in places like Delhi, India—where it may be responsible for as many as 30,000 deaths each year—worry has escalated to crisis.

Veterans are dying from cancer traced to a southeast Asian parasite endemic to Vietnam’s rivers. The symptoms take decades to appear.The US Department of Veterans Affairs research found 20% of 50 blood samples tested positive or bordering positive for liver fluke antibodies…