Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How many people die from tuberculosis every year?

The discrepancies between the estimates for global tuberculosis deaths by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is due to different methodologies and data sources used ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Chinese city locked down as virus kills abroad

China imposed a lockdown Sunday on a major city far from the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, as its death toll soared to 304 and the first fatality outside the country was reported in the Philippines.

Medical research

Western lifestyle may limit the diversity of bacteria in the gut

Bacteria that naturally reside in the gut are important for health, but recent studies consistently show that a modern lifestyle depletes the gut's collection of microbes. How lifestyle affects the diversity of this gut "microbiome" ...

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