Turkmenistan has passed a law making HIV tests mandatory prior to marriage.
The number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled over 35 years: the World Health Organization
Causing brain damage in babies and a rare neurological ailment in adults, the Zika virus is also linked to paralysis-causing myelitis.
Obesity in Kazakhstan is becoming a serious issue. Nutritionists and scientists urge Kazakhstanis to reconsider their nutrition philosophies
The Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development has decided to take one of the biggest social problems - obesity among children - in Kazakhstan under a strict control.
Chief Oncologist of the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development Kuanysh Nurgaviyev has reported on positive trends in the oncological situation in Kazakhstan and explained the increase of new cancer cases.
Kazakhstan’s Center for Prevention and Combating AIDS observes changes in the age and gender statistics for new HIV cases.
Kazakhstani village of Kalachi was hit by a mysterious disease, which puts unsuspecting victims to sleep anywhere and anytime. The causes are yet unknown. One thing is clear though: many wish to run away before the disease takes hold of them too.
Women who use a specific type of injectable birth control have a slightly higher risk of HIV infection than those who take the pill.
West Africa's regional bloc ECOWAS said on Sunday it will train 150 health workers this week to help tackle the deadly Ebola disease in the worst hit countries.
Kazakhstan has rendered financial aid to African countries through the UN Ebola Multi-Partner Trust Fund to combat the deadly Ebola virus.
Google is exploring a way to search inside people's bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease.
A 65-year-old woman from Zhanybek region of West Kazakhstan Oblast has been hospitalised with anthrax.
Kazakhstan will not send any peacemakers to Liberia amid the outbreak of Ebola in that region.
A simple breath test may one day show whether someone has a strain of tuberculosis that will respond to a frontline antibiotic, or a drug-resistant type.
Scans show "no progression" of cancer for five-year-old British brain tumour patient Ashya King, a Prague medical centre said.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said it was pledging $50 million to help boost the fight against the Ebola outbreak.
Ashya King, the five-year-old cancer patient whose parents triggered an international hunt when they took him from Britain to seek alternative care.
Google backed life sciences firm Calico and bio-pharmaceutical titan AbbVie announced an alliance to find ways to battle age-related diseases.
Joan Rivers, the acerbic US stand-up comic and octogenarian television presenter, remained seriously ill in a New York hospital for a second day.
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