World Food Programme Guinea country director Elisabeth Faure says the Ebola outbreak is making problems with food insecurity in affected countries much worse.
People with mentally taxing jobs, including lawyers and graphic designers, may end up having better memory in old age, research suggests.
San Diego-based startup Cue believes the future of personal health fits in a small plastic box that — linked up to a smartphone or tablet — will give consumers the ability to monitor and quantify their personal health at a molecular level, right from the comfort of their own home. Read More
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledges $5.7m to launch a programme that uses plasma from Ebola survivors to try to treat the illness.
Rates of a deadly infection of the heart have increased after guidelines advised against giving antibiotics to prevent it in patients at risk, research shows.
South Africa is to spend $2.2bn (£1.4bn) over two years on life-saving Aids drugs for public hospitals, a government minister says.
The poorest people in society have eight fewer teeth by the time they reach their 70s than the richest, a study suggests.
What’s the short term trajectory for fitness wearables? Down. Analyst Gartner is projecting a dip in overall shipments next year, owing to overlapping functionality between different types of fitness wearables and because smartwatches are eating into their functionality (while also offering more in the way of communications features). Read More