One of the deadliest diseases to have affected man in recent history, Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome or Aids is generally considered to have originated in west and central Africa more than a century ago though it wasn't until the early...
About 10 per cent of all pregnancies result in premature birth, exposing the infant to serious complications and sometimes death.
The days where intense physical labour led to premature ageing and a low life expectancy faded into oblivion long ago, at least in the developed world, and the pendulum has swung the other way, though sadly with much the same outcome.
In a series of articles last year, we looked at liver disease and explained how, in the majority of cases, the chronic stage this is likely to prove fatal to the sufferer.
A child's health for his entire life is pretty much mapped out in the first 1,000 days - from conception to two years.
Most women of child-bearing age have some kind of vaginal discharge, usually a clear mucous-like substance that turns whitish or yellow when exposed to air
An Australian playschool for vets teaches its young students blood-and-guts lessons
Benign tumours from smooth muscle tissue that originate from the smooth muscle layer of the uterus, uterine fibroids are so common as to be almost a fact of life.
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The most common and debilitating neurological disease, a stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA), as it is sometimes known, is a leading cause of death and disability.