• 30 May 2018

    Availability of the HPV vaccine is improving in China

    Cervical cancer is a significant health concern that accounted for 239,000 deaths worldwide in 2015. While global incidence rates of cervical cancer are decreasing, it remains the most commonly diagnosed...

  • 21 May 2018

    CDC warns of growing vector-borne disease threat

    In a Vital Signs report published at the beginning of this month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned of the growing threat of vector-borne diseases in...

  • 16 May 2018

    More than half of osteoporosis cases go undiagnosed

    Osteoporosis has become a highly prevalent disease in the world today as the average lifespan has improved. Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors have also grown, contributing to the increasing rates...

  • 14 May 2018

    Resurgence of toxic caterpillars in the UK

    A health warning has been issued by the Forestry Commission of Scotland and England over the recent invasion of toxic caterpillars known as the oak processionary moth (OPM).