Psychology & Psychiatry

Natural foods appeal to children, study finds

Children are more likely to prefer foods they believe to be natural to man-made options, rating them higher for tastiness, safety and desirability, a study shows.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Foot-and-mouth disease and the efforts to stop it

Thousands of cattle are covered in blisters from highly infectious foot-and-mouth disease in Indonesia, sounding the alarm for the country, its Southeast Asian neighbors and Australia. The virus found in two provinces in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mink farming poses low COVID risk: Danish health agency

A resumption of Denmark's banned mink farming poses little risk of COVID virus variants emerging, the country's public health institute said Tuesday in a report that could lead to the industry's revival.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tuberculosis: Drug-defying global scourge

Tuberculosis (TB) may have been overtaken by COVID-19 as the world's deadliest infectious disease, but it continues to defy vaccines and antibiotics to wreak a grim global toll.

Overweight & Obesity

Role of social entrepreneurship in obesity prevention

Obesity has sometimes been called the silent epidemic, exposing millions of adults and children around the world to increased risks of non-communicable diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and coronary heart disease. ...

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