Director of Kazakhstan's Center for Healthy Lifestyle Marat Kurmanov said that an alarming number of infertile young couples in Kazakhstan is due to questionable values that was inoculated in the Kazakh society in the 1990s.
Overweight and obesity is now causing nearly half a million new cancer cases in adults every year, roughly 3.6 percent of the world's total.
Experts said regular tests for vitamin D levels are not proven to be beneficial or harmful.
Apple on Monday teamed with the (RED) campaign founded by U2 singer Bono to raise money to fight AIDS.
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.
Italian police placed 12 doctors under house arrest on suspicion of promoting baby milk formula over breastfeeding in exchange for kickbacks including luxury holidays.
Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, had just called for an increase in the country's budget deficit so that it could battle Ebola.
US President Barack Obama warned that the fight to stem the Ebola outbreak was far from over in West Africa.
Stars like One Direction, Bono and Chris Martin featured in the video for the new Band Aid single to raise money for anti-Ebola charities.
Dutch officials banned the transport of poultry in the Netherlands after the discovery of a highly infectious strain of bird flu which could jump to humans.
The World Health Organization said Friday that 5,177 people had so far died of Ebola across eight countries, out of a total 14,413 cases of infection.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 77, has been admitted to hospital in the southeastern French town of Grenoble, a French government source told AFP.
Obesity among workers in the United States is costing the nation $8.65 billion a year in lost productivity, according to a study released.
People with an algae virus in their throats had more difficulty completing a mental exercise than healthy people, and more research is needed to understand why.
The World Health Organization said that 13,268 people had been infected with Ebola across eight countries, and 4,960 of them had died.
Japan will provide up to $100 million in fresh aid to Ebola-hit West Africa, after the United States called for further global efforts to combat the deadly virus.
US President Barack Obama is seeking more than $6 billion in emergency funding to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and respond to cases in the United States.
Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner was admitted to hospital late Sunday suffering from fever, her office said.
The government of Kazakhstan has announced it would continue the controversial methadone therapy until 2015.
A study in The BMJ medical journal said Swedes with a high intake of cow's milk died younger -- and women suffered more fractures.