Friday, May 25, 2018

Q: What are the health risks associated with mobile phones and their base stations? A: This is a question which WHO takes very seriously. Given...

Q: Why is the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities important? A: People with disabilities are often denied chances to work, go to...

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 earlier in a pregnancy that babies are born, the less prepared their bodies are for the outside world. They need special care to...

You are constantly second-guessing yourself, your confidence is shot, and you are questioning your perception of reality. Sound familiar? You may be a victim...

Q: What is sleeping sickness? A: Sleeping sickness, also called "human African trypanosomiasis", is a widespread tropical disease that can be fatal if not treated....

Doctors request a urine test  to help diagnose and treat a range of conditions including kidney disorders, liver problems, diabetes and infections. Testing urine...

A: Asthma is a chronic breathing disorder characterized by recurrent attacks of breathlessness and wheezing. Some causes and triggers are common to all people...

Q: What is thiomersal? A: Thiomersal is the most widely-used preservative for vaccines. Thiomersal is a compound containing ethyl mercury used to prevent bacterial and fungal...

An article in The Lancet on 3 February 2012 estimated that 1.24 million people died of malaria in 2010 while for the same year,...