Tamara Avellán looks at how access to proper sanitation can be improved, and argues that flush toilets are not the answer.
Researchers are developing a breath-test for cancer that could change the way certain types of the disease are detected.
Exploring the importance of sleep for children.
Tackling Neglected Tropical Diseases could restore around $600 billion in lost economic productivity by 2030.
Five common myths about the ageing brain and body explored and the truth explained.
Research suggests that rude patients have a negative impact on doctors' performance.
For Africa, the road to prosperity must begin with investment in its most precious resource: the health of its children.
What actually is a vaccine? Rob Reddick and Hayley Birch explain how they work, what they’re made from and how they’re delivered.
Sperm could be fused with any cell in the body to create a viable baby, scientists have found.
Healthcare is one of the world’s largest industries. Globally, the size of the healthcare market can be estimated to be between five trillion to six trillion dollars. Three trillion, or o...
A garment originally made for astronauts is saving the lives of new mothers in developing countries.
Wendy Woods asks what the ebola crisis can teach us about Zika.
Scientists are studying a small group of older adults with excellent memories called “supernormals” to determine their risk for Alzheimer’s.
The incredible increase in global obesity, in one map.
Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a USB stick that can measure the presence and amount of HIV in a person’s blood.