WHO: This STD Is Becoming 'Smarter' And Harder To TreatData from 77 countries collected by WHO shows there is a widespread resistance to older, cheaper antibiotics
First Malaria Vaccine To Be Widely Tested In Africa Next YearThe World Health Organization announced Monday that it has the go-ahead to try the first malaria vaccine in the field in real-world settings next year.
Deadly Risks Of Sun TanningBasically, if you’re going to enjoy the sun, you need to be careful. Tens of thousands of people die each year from too much sun.
Fewer Teens Using Indoor Tanning BedsFor several years now health officials have been issuing warnings about indoor tanning beds and it appears teens may be paying attention.
World Health Organization Concerned About Energy DrinksEnergy drinks have been growing in popularity but the World Health Organization is questioning their use.
Understanding How Ebola SpreadsMost of us know a lot more about the Ebola virus than we knew a week ago, but the CDC has been on top of this for quite some time, and the World Health Organization has been monitoring it as well.
People Around The World Need To Reduce Salt IntakeAccording to a new study, if we did this, we could avoid 1.65 million deaths related to high blood pressure.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
WHO Report: Antibiotic Resistance Has Spread Worldwide, Posing Major Public Health RiskAccording to WHO’s first-ever global report on antibiotic resistance, antimicrobial resistance is no longer just a threat – it’s happening in every region of the world, and it could pose a major public health risk.
Polio In Syria Presents Global RiskAs hundreds of thousands of refugees from the civil war in Syria are fleeing to Europe, the concern is they could bring polio with them.
WHO Report: Depression Is Second Biggest Cause Of Disability WorldwideFurthermore, WHO says the global burden of depressive disorders increased by 37.5% between 1990 and 2010 because of population growth and ageing.
Who Really Breastfeeds?The World Health Organization recommends that women breastfeed for the first six months of life. But what do most women do?