Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO considers declaring monkeypox a global health emergency

The World Health Organization convenes its emergency committee Thursday to consider if the spiraling outbreak of monkeypox warrants being declared a global emergency. But some experts say the WHO's decision to act only after ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain, Portugal detect over 40 suspected monkeypox cases

Spain and Portugal have detected over 40 suspected cases of monkeypox, a viral infection rarely seen in Europe, with both outbreaks concentrated in the Madrid and Lisbon areas, officials said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO says coordinating with UK over monkeypox outbreak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said Tuesday it was coordinating with UK and other European health officials after British authorities detected at least seven cases of monkeypox this month.

Neuroscience

How do the effects of childhood abuse extend into middle age?

Childhood sexual abuse can lead to depression, anxiety, cardiovascular disease and other health problems later in life. Not all abused children experience these problems, however, and researchers are working to understand ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Global study shows teenage motherhood is still high

The high rate of adolescent motherhood across developing countries isn't shifting, with reductions either modest or absent in some regions and rising in others, according to University of Queensland-led research.

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