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Developing countries take action against "lifestyle" diseases.
What's made a difference in the dramatic drop in the number of new HIV cases?
Could a different cut-off point for calculating obesity in South Asians fight diabetes?
Keeping track of flu - how you the patient can help scientists to monitor outbreaks.
New DIY cervical smear test, vitamin C and colds, report on palliative care worldwide
How some low income countries manage to make an impact on health with few resources.
Attempts in Australia to sell cigarettes in plain packaging to reduce deaths from smoking.
Should donors be tougher on poor countries to encourage them to invest more in healthcare?