A plague outbreak in Madagascar has killed at least 74 people and 805 cases have been reported so far. The government has deployed resources to curb the disease, but many obstacles remain.
Madagascar struggles to contain plague outbreak (Video)
Pregnant women may develop gestational diabetes due to lack of sleep, a new study suggested.
Lack of sleep in pregnancy may linked to gestational diabetes
About 10 percent of Zimbabwean workers take time off due to depression, a common mental disorder, statistics showed.
Zimbabwe workforce riddled with depression
When mothers trust their friends and neighbors more than doctors or struggle to access or afford care, they may be less likely to seek out medical help for young kids with developmental delays, a small US study suggested.
Some mothers may not seek early help for kids with developmental delays
A survey has found 86 percent of people in the North West would be reluctant to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on victims of cardiac arrest.
Most people 'reluctant to perform CPR' on heart attack victims
The number of deaths due to neurological disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, stroke and epilepsy has increased by 36.7 percent worldwide between 1990 and 2015, a study said.
Neurological disease deaths up 36 percent in 25 years
Children aged two-eight years can be now protected against flu with a simple, free NHS nasal spray vaccine, following the latest extension to the vaccination program for young people.
Flu vaccine age range for children now includes eight-year-olds
‘Super-sized’ chocolate bars are to be banished from hospital shops, canteens and vending machines, UK’s National Health System said.
UK Hospitals to ban 'super-size' chocolate bars
The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised 113 mobile health teams to complement the efforts of Borno State government to fight child-killer diseases, one of which (cholera) claimed 58 lives in August.
WHO raises teams in Bono fight child-killer diseases
Mental health has never been given priority in comparison to health issues of the body due to its intangible nature. As such, a day has been dedicated to draw global attention towards mental health issues.
Mental health and the workplace

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