Health 17 June '16
If you got infected with the Zika virus during the third trimester of your pregnancy, chances are you wouldn't have a baby with microcephaly. Other birth defects associated with Zika, however, are still possible.
Travel 15 June '16
The World Health Organization said in a statement that the planned Olympics in Brazil should still push through despite Zika outbreak.
Health/Nutrition 14 June '16
Being exposed to highly polluted air can increase mental illness risk among children and adolescents. Young people are more vulnerable to the negative effects of air pollution because their organs are still developing.
Health 13 June '16
The public has been already warned about the effects of Zika virus on pregnant women and their unborn babies. But its effects on toddlers has not been comprehensively detailed.
Health 13 June '16
Thailand is the first country in Asia to successfully eradicate mother to child HIV transmission.
Mind 11 June '16
A new report recently revealed an alarming news about higher education being plagued with mental health issues. In fact, several campuses have burgeoning demands for mental health services.
Health 9 June '16
The World Health Organization is asking women who are in Zika-affected regions to consider delaying their pregnancy.
Dads 9 June '16
David Beckham has urged the international community to help him offer support and resources to impoverished children in Africa. HIV/AIDS, as well as drought, continue to affect the region.
Health/Nutrition 8 June '16
The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August is making both athletes and visitors anxious due to Brazil's status as ground zero for the Zika virus outbreak. Around 500,000 athletes and visitors are expected to attend the event.
Body 6 June '16
Public health officials believe that it's only a matter before the virus will spread in the United States and all over the world. That is if the Olympic Games will push through in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August.
Health/Nutrition 5 June '16
Public health experts were quite disappointed over the non-existent standing fund for health threats such as the Zika virus at the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Health/Nutrition 1 June '16
A new tool from Japan may help predict the Zika outbreak's spread. Zika virus has already reached more than 40 countries.
Health/Nutrition 31 May '16
Aside from microcephaly, Zika virus also causes eye problems among infected babies. Experts think Zika has a unique ability that enables it to cross placental barries from mother to baby.
Body 28 May '16
WHO has turned down the call to consider suspending Rio 2016 Olympics or staging it elsewhere.
Mind 24 May '16
People on Twitter are shedding light on depression through the hashtag #MyDepressionLooksLike. Depression is more than just sadness, and these people are trying to lift the social stigma surrounding the condition.
Pregnancy 24 May '16
Teenage pregnancy rates in England is halving thanks to a government program called TPS. Teens under 18 years old are now preventing unplanned pregnancies with the help of high-quality sex and relationships education.
Medicine 21 May '16
If not controlled, a person may die of antimicrobial-resistant illnesses every three seconds accroding to a new report.
Health 21 May '16
One-year-old boy died three days after his vaccination. Do vaccines have a negative effect on a child's body?
Health/Nutrition 20 May '16
Even small turtles can be carriers of salmonella through their skin and shell. The recent salmonella outbreak in 26 U.S. states has already infected 133 individuals.
SPED Kids 19 May '16
Parents said the judge's ruling essentially ends their child's life. The judge, however, said the parents continue to have false hopes and are rejecting the truth about their son's incurable condition.
Body 13 May '16
The sports event is expected to draw over 500,000 delegates and guests in August.
Dads 13 May '16
Outdoor pollution has risen 8 percent in five years with fast-growing cities in the developing world being the worst affected, according to WHO.
Body 11 May '16
The death toll in Angola due to yellow fever has spiked to nearly 300. The WHO worries that the situation will worsen due to the dwindling supply of the vaccine for the disease.