Teenagers who are very overweight may run double the risk of developing colorectal cancer when they reach middle age.
The World Health Organization will dramatically reform its emergency response operations this year, after the UN agency faced blistering criticism for its slow Ebola response.
Will Berezovka villagers finally be relocated to a safer place?
From actress Charlize Theron to French fashion icon Jean-Paul Gaultier, the Life Ball, one of the world's biggest AIDS charity events, drew scores of celebrities to Vienna.
Elderly men who do 30 minutes of physical activity six days a week are likely to have a 40-percent lower risk of death compared to couch-potato counterparts.
Former US President Jimmy Carter cancelled plans to observe general elections in the South American country of Guyana after falling ill.
China will more than double the tax on tobacco to 11 percent, as authorities try to deter smoking in the world's largest producer and consumer of tobacco.
Sam Smith said Thursday he would undergo surgery on his vocal cords and canceled weeks of shows.
Young singing sensation Sam Smith canceled the rest of an Australian tour after developing a hemorrhage on his vocal cords.
Chief Kazakh Sanitary Doctor and Vice-Minister of Health and Social Development declare preliminary causes of the negative reactions to the measles vaccination conducted in February.
Women who are obese while pregnant may put their offspring at risk of childhood diabetes, a condition that requires lifelong insulin therapy.
The Ten thousandth child has been born via in vitro fertilisation (IVF) in Kazakhstan.
Some two million US high school students tried e-cigarettes last year, a rate that tripled in just one year, US health authorities said.
Three children have faited during classes in Berezovka village just several months after a series of mass incidents of the same nature.
Automatic bike rentals in Astana may become available for Astana residents both in summer and in wintertime.
The immune system may play a part in Alzheimer's disease, US researchers have discovered.
A new device that can be added to a smartphone may be able to accurately and cheaply diagnose cancer, a technology which could be useful in remote areas.
Health conscious tipplers may be closer to finding out just how many calories they are imbibing as consumer advocates push for EU nutritional labelling on alcoholic drinks.
The case of Ashya King, whose parents removed him from a British hospital, put the health service in an "impossible position", one of his doctors has said.
People who are obese in middle age run a lower risk of developing dementia later.