20 August 2014
Patients are dying from sepsis because of a lack of effective antibiotics, an expert is warning.
Failing doctors could be forced to apologise to patients under measures being considered by the medical regulator.
Using both types of polio vaccine could speed up efforts to free the world of the crippling and potentially fatal disease, research suggests.
Botox injections - beloved by those seeking a wrinkle-free complexion - may help fight cancer, early animal studies suggest.
Police in Liberia fire live rounds and tear gas during protests after a quarantine was imposed to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
Latest news, features and maps as West Africa battles world's worst outbreak of killer disease
Will watching a violent death online cause long-term psychological distress?
Richard Dawkins argues it is "immoral" not to
Ebola crisis has serious financial effect on West Africa
A doctor reports from the Ebola front line
Doctor puts a high-meat diet to the test
Patricia Lay-Dorsey's self portraits have helped her with MS
How trapeze therapy can benefit mind and body
Lesser-known things about Asperger's syndrome
Robin Williams' death has raised questions, says Hugh Pym
The 30-year-old health billionaire you've probably never heard of
Why do many comedians struggle with depression?
Should pregnant mothers be told about 'chance' instead of 'risk'?
Celebrities and fans recall their favourite presenters as the show celebrates its 50th anniversary
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