Sleep deprivation can lead to a dramatic fall in concentration levels that can cause accidents and as well as long term health issues, such as heart disease and obesity.
People in parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have linked the response to the Ebola outbreak with political disenfranchisement making it harder for foreign organisations to contain the outbreak.
Cheesemaker Slobodan Simic says Serbia's one-of-a-kind donkey cheese is not only tasty but also good for your health.
Doctors are not sure what the cause of the deaths is but one theory is that the culprit is a toxin found in lychees eaten by children of poor families.
Turgut Ozal Medical Center started five simultaneous liver transplantation surgeries in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record.
Mental illness affects every fifth person living in war zones, recent research from the World Health Organization shows.
The level of antibiotic waste exceeds safety thresholds by up to 300 times in rivers around the world, according to a new study.
In an investigation into how the virus has infected over 600 people in Larkana city, so far the government has arrested one pediatrician and set up several screening labs in local hospitals.
Smokers have a higher risk of a second stroke than people who never smoked at all, even if they managed to quit after their first stroke, a Chinese study suggests.
An iconic drink of the subcontinent is missing from Indian stores, leaving tens of thousands of its fans craving for it. In the need of the hour, Pakistan offers help.
Patients are being expected to perform miracles in the absence of drugs, equipment and other basic hospital consumables, while in some cases the doctors are made to conduct surgeries with bare hands.
The United Nations agency, issuing its first such guidelines, said under-fives should also be physically active and get adequate sleep to help develop good lifelong habits and prevent obesity and other diseases in later life.
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