• 11 July 2018

    Air pollution and the risk of diabetes

    Previous studies have shown that air pollution is associated with an increased risk of a number of non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease, and kidney disease. Particulate matter...

  • 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...