50% of millennials and 75% of Gen Zers have vacated a job for mental-health reasons, Business Insider reports on a new study. Millennials face high rates of burnout—recently declared a WHO-classified syndrome—working longer hours while strapped with student loan debt and…

Medical professionals in Hong Kong are secretly treating hundreds of anti-government protestors, helping them avoid public hospitals where they fear arrest.Government hospital medics helped found and run the Hidden Clinic. Injured protestors send the…

Last year, “486 school buses’ worth of people” in the US got syphilis while policymakers were “asleep at the wheel,” as Olga Khazan put it in The Atlantic’s take on the latest CDC report on STDs<

If Bill Gates could solve one problem, it would be malnutrition. And with the the latest scientific advancements, it can be done in the next 20 years, Gates writes in The Telegraph, ahead of his Hawking Fellowship lecture at Cambridge University today.

DAKAR—Senegal’s bustling capital—one of West Africa’s biggest cities, with nearly 2.5 million people—is surprisingly calm and quiet in the early hours of the morning.

When I was 3, India opened up its economy, bringing in companies from around the world. Everything changed. As a baby, I had cloth diapers. My younger brother wore disposable diapers.

The notorious CRISPR twins scandal in China sparked fresh crackdowns on gene editing technology in the US and China, but Russia remains a “legislative vacuum” on the issue, with Putin himself likely giving any go-ahead for research.   CRISPR technology has never been…

One day last summer after I returned home to Mongolia, my uncle knocked frantically at the door. He stormed inside, gasping for air. He had been diagnosed with cancer a few months earlier and was now struggling to breathe. We needed to get him to the hospital right away.…

For anyone who performed surgery on landmine survivors, the need to ban the weapon was obvious. We were seeing kids with their limbs being blown off. It’s little different to see a child in need of amputation from a preventable post-surgical infection that got out of…

Progress toward universal health care is too slow, according to a WHO report released ahead of today’s UN High Level Meeting on UHC, Health Policy Watch reports.