Overweight & Obesity

Performance enhancing substances linked to eating disorder symptoms

With increasing value and emphasis being placed on muscularity and leanness as today's body ideal, the use of appearance- and performance- enhancing drugs and substances (APEDS), such as whey protein and steroids, has become ...

HIV & AIDS

How far away is help? Researchers map access to HIV care

In sub-Saharan Africa, 7 million people with HIV live more than 10 minutes from health care services and 1.5 million people with HIV live more than 60 minutes from a healthcare facility, according to a new study published ...

Vaccination

France gets tough on unvaccinated health workers

Thousands of unvaccinated French health workers face suspension without pay from Wednesday under a new COVID-19 law that punishes people in care professions who refuse to get immunised against the virus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chronic diseases reduce Kenya income by 29 percent

Rising cases of cancers, diabetes, epilepsy and sickle cell disease, known as noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), particularly in young people is contributing to a decreased of a third in Kenyan household incomes, Kenya's Ministry ...

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