The world is “dangerously unprepared” for future pandemics like the deadly Ebola outbreak, the president of the World Bank warns.
The desperate patients in India turning to illegal blood donors
US drug regulators are considering approving an injection designed to combat chin fat.
Having even slightly raised cholesterol in midlife significantly increases a person’s risk of heart disease, research reveals.
Cocktail parties in care homes help people relive younger years
A study links commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions such as insomnia and hay-fever, to dementia.
An Egyptian doctor is convicted of the manslaughter of a girl who died after undergoing an illegal female genital mutilation procedure, activists say.
People who help those with Ebola in West Africa have to overcome not just the danger of that role, but also stigma and social isolation.