Sugar, tobacco and alcohol are contributing towards the growing burden of oral diseases on global public health, scientists say.
Cervical cancer could be eliminated by widespread HPV vaccination programmes, according to scientists who reviewed studies of 60 million people in affluent countries.
Air-cleaning buses are being pressed into action in Southampton following a successful trial.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has mistakenly pledged its support for an anti-vaccination group on its Facebook page.
More than 1,000 people have died from Ebola in eastern Congo since August, the country’s health minister said as hostility toward health workers continues to hamper efforts to contain the second-deadliest outbreak of the virus.
A leading scientist, who co-authored a report on the link between cancer and processed meats such as bacon and ham, has criticised the Government for failing to act on its findings.
A charity has called on Aberdeen City Council to urgently push forward with plans for a low emissions zone.
A north-east MSP has welcomed a new report which shows a decline in drinking among teens in Scotland.
The World Health Organisation has announced it is to review the potential risks of plastic in drinking water after studies found micro particles in popular bottled brands.
Addiction to video games is to be listed as a disorder for the first time by the World Health Organisation.