Health issues and medical breakthroughs from around the world.
Why the association between anger and health depends on your culture
How people are managing emotionally living in a country left in limbo by the Ebola crisis
A disease outbreak that's causing residents of Kalachi to sleep - often for over 24 hours
The patients blamed for committing crimes when in fact they have a form of dementia
What influences the mind of a tiny newborn baby and do infants really get the joke?
Infertility treatment at a fraction of the usual cost in South Africa
Doctors use pure light on the cheek cells of patients to test for cancer
Sarah Boseley reports from West Africa on the Ebola situation
Government minister Mustapha Bai Attila releases eight songs about Ebola prevention
Does the lactose content in milk mean it is not as good for us as we might think?
How using eye-tracking software is helping to detect Glaucoma
Why eating eggs, meat and nuts can help keep blood pressure low
Graphic images of diseases caused by smoking could be used on African cigarette packaging
How effective has the government of India's Total Sanitation Campaign been?
Can a vaccine for Ebola be developed successfully and what are the alternative therapies?
The risks associated with eating bushmeat in Africa
Delivering health messages by radio in Burkina Faso is helping to reduce child mortality
An Ebola vaccine has been developed by the Jenner Institute in Oxford
Why are airline pilots at increased risk of skin cancer?
Are E-cigarettes helping people stop smoking or encouraging them to start?
A woman’s experience of a diagnosis of colon cancer nearly half way into her pregnancy
How the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is affecting health services throughout the region
Could more have been done in response to West Africa’s Ebola outbreak?
Why breast milk may offer protection against HIV transmission.
The impossibly difficult decisions after discovering a family history of genetic disorder
The historical and cultural development of anxiety as a condition and its treatment
Claudia Hammond examines the important issues at the beginning and the end of our lives
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Some patients are starting to record their medical consultations but many doctors oppose
How remembering sporting events are an important way to trigger memories