Scientists continue to discover further neurological consequences of the Zika virus — adding to the growing global fears over the connection between Zika and birth defects, such as microcephaly, and adult diseases such as Guillain-Barré syndrome.
It’s always a good time to remind our children and ourselves about the importance of good personal hygiene. WiRED’s staff would like to offer these two modules for general guidance.
Unite to end TB is the theme of 2016’s World Tuberculosis Day. On March 24 in 1882 Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes TB. The disease ranks alongside HIV/AIDS as the world’s top infectious disease killer.
Environmental health hazards hit underserved populations hardest, especially children under age five and adults between 50 and 75 years old.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. Learning the facts about this preventable cancer could save your life.
World health officials warn that consequences for pregnant women who contract the Zika virus are proving to be far worse than first suspected.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that more than one million sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are acquired every day worldwide; that amounts to an estimated 357 million new infections of the most common types of STIs.