World's largest autism study reveals 134 autism-linked genes

The study used whole genome sequencing to examine the entire genomes of over 7,000 individuals with autism. The team found 134 genes linked with ASD and discovered a range of genetic changes.

Low-Cost Antidepressant Fluvoxamine Saves Lives of COVID-19 Patients

An inexpensive repurposed drug called fluvoxamine can save the lives of COVID-19 patients and cut hospital admissions by up to 30 percent.

Physical activity prevents almost 4 million early deaths each year

At least 3.9 million early deaths are being averted worldwide every year by people being physically active, according to a new study using data from 168 countries. 

The Biggest Global Health Wins of 2018

Check out these big global health wins from 2018 — they’re just the start of good things to come in the fight to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030.