Patchy support for people with dementia is failing patients and their carers, doctors warn.
Clubfoot used to mean a life of unemployment and illiteracy for children born in developing countries – but now effective treatments mean they have a better chance at a full life.
Helping children with clubfoot
South Korea reports a new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome after a four-day break in infections, bringing the infection total to 183.
A second case of Ebola is confirmed in the Liberian village where a teenager died on Sunday – the first cases for seven weeks.
Medical editor Fergus Walsh visited a Unicef nutrition centre in Chad to see what is being done to tackle the problem of child malnutrition.
California governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that imposes one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the US.
Cuba has successfully eliminated mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis, the World Health Organization says.