Efforts are underway to evacuate two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus from Liberia, their organisation says.
Life expectancy in South Africa has increased dramatically over the last decade mainly thanks to life-saving Aids drugs, a government report says.
The Ebola outbreak is spreading faster than efforts to control it, the head of the World Health Organization tells West African leaders.
Tough Mudder founder Will Dean explains the appeal of the endurance event.
A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA is under way in centres across England.
A newly discovered way to make entire bodies transparent could pave the way for a new generation of treatments, scientists say.
The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak are to announce a joint $100m response plan.
Sierra Leone’s president declares a public health emergency to curb the deadly Ebola outbreak and order epicentres of the disease to be quarantined.