Sunday, August 19, 2018

A: Although relatively few people have heard of it, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) kills on average one person every 10 seconds. COPD is not...

Q: What are the health consequences of being overweight? A: The latest WHO projections indicate that at least one in three of the world's adult...

Q: We know that the same mosquito species can carry many diseases (such as dengue, Zika, chikungunya, and yellow fever). Can a mosquito carry...

Q: Is it true that lack of iodine really causes brain damage? A: Iodine deficiency is the main cause of brain damage in childhood. It...

Why is the population ageing? The ageing of the world's populations is the result of the continued decline in fertility rates and increased life expectancy....

The secret lies in an enzyme that breaks down carbohydrates in your body, according to an expert  Fad diets would have you believe that carbohydrates are the enemy...

Q: What is antimicrobial resistance? A: Antimicrobial resistance occurs when microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites change in ways that render the medications...

How does racewalking stack up against running in terms of positives (fitness and health) and negatives (injuries)? Race walking shares many fitness benefits with running,...

What Is It? “Brain fog” isn’t a medical condition. It’s a term used for certain symptoms that can affect your ability to think. You may...

A: Breast milk is the best food for the healthy growth and development of infants. Infants should be exclusively breastfed for the first six...