Health

Study looks at sugar-sweetened beverage taxes

A new research study out of the University of Nevada, Reno's School of Community Health Sciences has just been published by the American Journal of Public Health and addresses state preemption of local sugar-sweetened beverage ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bahrain records first coronavirus death in GCC

A Bahraini woman has died from the novel coronavirus, the health ministry announced on Monday, marking the first death from the disease among Gulf Co-operation Council states.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK calls virus "serious" health threat; will detain people

Britain has declared the new coronavirus that emerged from China a "serious and imminent threat to public health'' and announced new measures Monday to combat the spread of the disease.

HIV & AIDS

UN appoints new HIV/AIDS chief after controversy

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres appointed a new HIV/AIDS chief on Wednesday after the previous incumbent left accused of serious mismanagement.

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