A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine has provided ‘compelling’ evidence that extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) was spread from person-to-person in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province between 2011 and 2014.
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Unhealthy employees are costing British firms more than one month a year in productivity, findings from a comprehensive workplace wellness study has found.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has a newly updated list of priority diseases for 2017.
For the first time, a key malaria treatment has failed in patients being treated in the UK.
Health officials are advising people to seek medical advice before travelling to areas affected by yellow fever.
New research has linked chronic psychological stress with a heightened risk of developing heart disease and stroke.
Dr Pete Vincent of Netcare Travel Clinics and Tokai Medicross has advised vigilance following an outbreak of typhoid in Zimbabwe.
Two Taiwanese tourists contracted chikungunya fever after visiting Indonesia last month.
New research from Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) has revealed that Kiwis are unaware of the costs that come with a medical emergency overseas.
A new campaign aims to prompt Irish long-haul travellers to be more proactive about their travel health.