Health experts are calling for the creation of a cholera vaccine stockpile so the vaccine can be deployed in future cholera outbreaks, like the one still spreading in Haiti.
By Lea Winerman
Women in the developing world could be the next growth market for tobacco companies, the World Health Organization warns on World No Tobacco Day.
Promising results released Thursday from an HIV vaccine trial in Thailand show for the first time that a vaccine may prevent HIV infection.
In this reporter's notebook, senior correspondent Ray Suarez writes about the steps Tanzania has taken to reduce malaria infection, and the promise of new malaria vaccine trials.
By PBS NewsHour
Key facts on swine flu and what is being done to better understand and combat the virus.
Male circumcision, which was recommended in 2007 by the World Health Organization as a prevention method for HIV, is receiving new attention from countries like South Africa that are struggling to fight the epidemic.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
Two new studies of topical gels meant to prevent the transmission of HIV are providing fresh hope for the field of HIV prevention research after a string of disappointing set-backs.
Researchers and activists focused on the search for an HIV vaccine and other prevention methods, as well as broadening access to HIV care across the globe, at this week's International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, which concluded Friday.
The Army highlighted ways it is intensifying suicide prevention efforts in Iraq after releasing a study Thursday showing the rate at which soldiers in that country take their own lives is higher than for the overall Army.
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