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A 20 percent tax could reduce the consumption of sugary drinks by the same proportion.
We know exercise reduces the risk of some illnesses, but now we know exactly how much it takes.
The organization will assess the risk of holding the Olympics in Rio.
LONDON, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An international goal to eliminate malaria in parts of the world by 2030 is ambitious but “achievable”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Mond...
The World Health Organization declared a "public health emergency of international concern" on Monday morning due to the clusters of microcephaly and other neurological abnormalities that may be cause...
The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to brain damage in thousands of babies in Brazil, is likely to spread to all countries in the Americas except for Canada and Chile, the World Healt...
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Sierra Leone has been declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation, prompting nationwide celebrations tinged with sadne over the 4,000 lives the virus claimed. Freetown was transformed int...
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Suddenly, everyone is asking the question: "Should I become a vegetarian?" In my view, the answer is 'no' -- unless of course you choose to do so for personal reasons, but not from a health perspective.
Proce ed meats - such as bacon, sausages and ham - do cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Its report said 50g of proce ed meat a day - le than two slices of bacon - increa...