The poorest third of the UK’s older working-age adults today have worse health than people born a century ago had at the same age, according to research that also shows the health gap between rich and poor is growing.
Merck and Co. said it expects to make licensed doses of its recently approved Ebola vaccine available in the third quarter of 2020 and price the single-dose injection at the lowest possible access price for poor and middle-income countries.
Central Asian leaders like to point to economic growth rates as confirmation of their sage rule. And while the region’s GDP growth has been impressive in recent years, this figure does not tell the whole story. As an aggregate measure of total output, GDP does not account for how equitable development is; or how effective economic growth is in lifting the vulnerable out of poverty.
For America’s working poor, an often essential ingredient for getting and keeping a job — having a car — has rarely been more costly, and millions of people are finding it impossible to keep up with payments despite prolonged economic growth and low unemployment.
One of the first studies focusing on South African children's language ability and mental health outcomes, has found clear evidence for a link between low language ability and depression in young people.
Smoking, lack of exercise, not getting enough sleep — these are among the many lifestyle factors popularly known to have a negative effect on one’s health, but none of them compare to the ramifications of a poor diet, according to a new study.
Set atop a mosque in the south of Jordan's capital, dozens of shimmering solar panels reflect a growing trend in the resource-poor desert kingdom as it tries combat its heavy reliance on imported energy.