As awareness grows of the toll of cancer in less developed parts of the world, a new interactive map developed by the non-profit Global Oncology, Inc. aims to bridge cancer experts around the world to help improve cancer research and care in low-resource areas.

Heart disease is the top killer of men and women in the US, however there's a gaping gender gap when it comes to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment, according to Pacific Standard.

During a March 20 hearing by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights about contaminated water in Costa Rica’s canton of Siquirres, local communities alleged their right to access clean water was violated by the government’s improper handling of nearly 12 years of…

A discovery by an international team of researchers could facilitate the creation of a malaria vaccine that rapidly induces a targeted immune response and primes it to fight the disease upon infection. The finding appears in Immunity.

Since losing his beloved wife in 1998, Dr. Kunal Saha has fought to stop the ignorance and corruption that lead to pervasive medical malpractice in India. Reluctance to blow the whistle on shoddy doctors are explored in a recent British Medical Journal article, which…

Cyber-education is one innovative, inexpensive and effective intervention to reach unattended, hidden, and at-risk MSM in Central America, according to a new website aimed at reducing HIV transmission among at-risk populations in 6 Central American countries. The use-…

Re: “Deworming Backfires” on a Eurasia Review article in yesterday’s Global Health NOW, I would argue that the findings reported by Anna Jolles and colleagues are predictable based on macroparasitic epidemiology (Anderson RM & May RM. 1992. Infectious Diseases of Humans…