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‘Patients who should live are dying’: Greece’s public health meltdown

Seven years of austerity have seen hospitals become danger zones, doctors say, with many fearing worse is to comeRising mortality rates, an increase in...

China smog: millions start new year shrouded by health alerts and...

On the first day of 2017 in Beijing pollution climbed as high as 24 times the level recommended by the World Health OrganizationMillions in...

Texas federal judge halts Obama protection of transgender health rights

Rules to prevent discrimination by doctors and hospitals held in ruling by judge who blocked Obama on transgender bathroom accessA federal judge in Texas...

Zika virus is no longer a global health emergency, UN health...

Move does not mean the agency is downgrading threat of the mosquito-borne virus that can result in severe neurological defects in newborns, officials saidThe...

World’s oldest panda in captivity put down because of ill health

Jia Jia, 38, euthanised by vet to prevent further suffering and for ethical reasons, says Hong Kong theme parkThe worlds oldest panda in captivity...

Thai PM returns to Bangkok as concerns grow for king’s health

Prayuth Chan-ocha meets heir apparent Maha Vajiralongkorn while King Bhumibol Adulyadej, 88, is in hospitalThailands prime minister has cut short a trip to the...

World Health Organisation urges all countries to tax sugary drinks

WHO says a tax of 20% results in a drop in sales and consumption of sugary drinks, which are driving obesity crisisAll countries are...

India police arrest two amid ‘violence and rumours’ about politician’s health

Two people accused of inciting violence and spreading rumours on Facebook about Jayaram Jayalalitha, chief minister of Tamil Nadu statePolice in India have arrested...

Market fears force Deutsche Bank to give assurances over financial health

Share price recovers slightly after John Cryan sends memo to German banks staffDeutsche Bank is attempting to quash fears about its financial health as...

New Zealand health minister denies taking ‘fake cocaine’ at primary school...

School board apologises after Vegas-themed fundraiser at Northcote primary in Jonathan Colemans electorate had icing sugar and razors on trays as propsThe New Zealand...