Health issues and medical breakthroughs from around the world.
A new study finds age-specific dementia prevalence is falling in parts of Western Europe.
The new study that finds people who regularly eat spicy food have a lower risk of death.
Social media may be a faster and better weapon against food poisoning.
The new Ebola vaccine, the less than perfect malaria vaccine and Nigeria is polio-free.
Claudia Hammond on digital devices and whether they are bad for young people’s health.
Why lessons learned from aviation psychology are starting to save lives in hospitals
Medics recruited to work in areas controlled by so-called Islamic State
A new report reveals widespread mistreatment of women during labour.
The arthritis drug that has successfully restored pigment to a vitiligo sufferer
Eating too much junk food in combination with nutrient-poor diets
Extracts of the Mexican poppy found in Mali can treat malaria
After Ebola are we prepared for future epidemics?
How Aids has changed the way we live and the way science has shaped our understanding.
The Truth About Aids homepage
Two-thirds of the global population do not have access to safe surgery study shows
Malaria resistant to artemisinin drug is found in Kenya
Can studying Einstein’s brain tell us about his genius?
Claudia Hammond investigates concussion in sport and asks, will science stop play?
A growing unregulated online market for human breast milk
Dr Oliver Johnson warns that the spike in Ebola cases in Guinea are a cause for concern
Prize announced to design inexpensive dialysis machines
A new training session which simulates a busy ward is being put to the test
How technology from the gaming industry is being used to train healthcare workers
Why you are still at risk of skin cancer hours after moving into shade
Why falling immunisation rates in the US and Brazil are to blame
The painful and disfiguring disease also known as elephantiasis
Why false safety scares mean the vaccine is not currently being proactively recommended
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