Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Health

06/27/2018 - 23:14

A revamped drug that can withstand extreme heat and stay effective for 1,000 days could "revolutionise the ability" to keep new mothers alive, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

06/27/2018 - 23:13

The government should tax and regulate more to encourage people to be healthier, a group of experts says. The independent analysis, produced for the BBC, said the success of the smoking ban and sugary drinks tax should embolden ministers.

06/27/2018 - 23:10

Almost half of women aged 25-34 do not have an enjoyable sex life, a survey by Public Health England suggests.

About 7,000 women over the age of 16 responded to the first poll of its kind launched by the health body to guide future policy on reproductive health.

06/24/2018 - 02:44

Nassau, Bahamas - With an estimated 2% HIV prevalence, HIV and AIDS remain significant problems in The Bahamas. As with many other sexually transmitted infections, there may be no obvious signs or symptoms of early HIV infection, and the only way to confirm the presence of HIV is through a medical test.

06/11/2018 - 00:14

Global online searches for abortion pills have more than doubled over the last decade, BBC analysis of Google searches shows.

The findings also suggest that in countries where abortion laws are more restrictive, there is greater search interest in abortion pills.

06/03/2018 - 05:47

For travellers looking forward to their summer holidays, what to pack can be a source of stress. But did you know that taking an e-cigarette with you to countries such as Thailand could land you with a fine - or even time in jail?

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