Led by over 1,500 researchers, the study underscores the critical need for urgent action as obesity-related health risks soar, particularly among children and adolescents.
79 per cent of adults overweight and obese will live in Low- and Middle-Income Countries by 2035.
By 2050, nearly 2.5 billion people are projected to experience a degree of hearing loss, as populations around the world age.
Although immunization is one of the most effective public health interventions globally, millions of African children are still deprived of life-saving vaccinations.
Data also shows that no less than 13,691 deaths caused by cancer have been recorded globally today.
Urgent interventions are needed to avert a projected one million annual deaths by 2030, considering about 882,000 new cancer cases reported in the African Region in 2022.
There were an estimated 20 million new cancer cases in 2022, with more than 35 million new cases predicted by 2050.
Study reveals 13 key biomarkers, including NT-proBNP, offering unprecedented insights into cardiovascular risks in type 2 diabetes.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially prequalified the novel type 2 oral polio vaccine (nOPV2) for global use. The…
The 2024 Cervical Cancer Awareness Month emphasizes the urgent need for awareness, screening, and HPV vaccination campaigns across African nations, aligning with WHO’s strategic initiatives.
Salem Hospital faces a lawsuit alleging HIV and hepatitis exposure during intravenous (IV) treatments. Investigations ongoing; focus on patient assurance and accountability for past negligence.
The study highlighted the bond formed between polystyrene nanoplastics and the protein alpha-synuclein within neurons, raising concerns about the potential exacerbation of neurological conditions due to increased plastic pollutants.
The resurgence comes as vaccination rates struggle to recover from a significant decline during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tobacco smoking associated with harmful ‘stop-gain mutations’ in tumor suppressors, jeopardizing cancer treatment.