The impact of Ebola spread far beyond those infected
25 per cent of Russian men die before they are 55, study reports
Billionaire philanthropist spoke after polio workers were killed in Pakistan
Experts say air pollution levels are 20 times higher than maximum recommended by World Health Organisation
Tests have confirmed 20 people died after contracting the disease on the island
Government issues ‘serious’ influenza pandemic response alert
Over 130,000 new cases of HIV were reported in Europe in 2012
Britons should be given vaccination record cards and be advised it is their “civic duty” to get immunised, experts recommend on Tuesday, warning that increasing migration, an ageing population and the growth of antibiotic resistance is increasing the threat posed by infectious diseases.
Spate of heavy rain and lightening is believed to have caused breathing problems for some in the heavily polluted city of Ahvaz
Doctors worldwide urged to be 'conservative' when diagnosing condition
Country's dirty prisons are blamed for disease's spread
Two people were killed and up to 20 more injured after Taliban militants used a bomb to target a team delivering polio vaccination drops to children in north-west Pakistan.
Only the USA will pay more on global health - with our contribution aiming to save 'a life every three minutes'
A set of naturally occurring immune cells could play a crucial role in the body's resistance to flu
Changing our idea of masculinity is the key to preventing violence against women
Lung diseases kill one in every 10 Europeans, new figures suggest, and the proportion of deaths caused by the diseases in the UK is the highest of any European nation.