Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Congo starts first-ever trial testing Ebola drugs

Congo has begun the first-ever trial to test the effectiveness and safety of four experimental Ebola drugs, the first time scientists have directly compared such treatments, the World Health Organization said Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ebola in Congo now infecting newborn babies, UN says

The World Health Organization says a worrying number of the newest Ebola cases amid Congo's ongoing outbreak are in patients not usually known to catch the disease: babies.

Neuroscience

Epilepsy and the social stigma surrounding it

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, making it one of the most common neurological diseases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO: Malaria reductions stall after progress

The World Health Organization says progress in reducing the number of people contracting malaria has stalled after several years of global declines.

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