Health Check

Battle against drug-resistant malaria

Battle against drug-resistant malaria

New strategies to eliminate the disease from the region.

How dance helps people with dementia

How dance helps people with dementia

Studies have shown that dance could improve the lives of dementia sufferers

Malaria: disease of the landscape

Malaria: disease of the landscape

Designing environments to reduce malaria cases

Insecticide for hard-to-reach areas

Insecticide for hard-to-reach areas

A novel insecticide sprayer for communities

The allure of the good-looking runner

The allure of the good-looking runner

As runners warm up for yet another marathon, another competition is taking place on runners' online fundraising pages - and it has deep roots in evolutionary biology.

The Great Gut Extinction

The Great Gut Extinction

Has modern life destroyed our health?

Oslo hospital's 'human error cure'

Oslo hospital's 'human error cure'

A hospital in Norway has developed a new project that it hopes can cure the problem of human error.

Shakespeare to treat mental illness

Shakespeare to treat mental illness

Is the bard better than conventional drugs?

Bolivian women knitting parts for hearts

Bolivian women knitting parts for hearts

Centuries-old knitting and weaving skills to the rescue

Asia's deadly secret

Asia's deadly secret

Taiwan's battle against the betel nut.

Revolutionising health

Revolutionising health

Research that changed the face of medicine.

Cancer made me mad for mash

Cancer made me mad for mash

How cancer affects your tastebuds

Helping people to 'live well'

Helping people to 'live well'

Bringing relief to the terminally ill in Mexico.

Improving babies' sleep

Improving babies' sleep

The Nordic tradition for sub-zero naps.

Prosthetic limbs from 3D printers

Prosthetic limbs from 3D printers

Increasing the supply of prosthetics in Uganda

All aboard the chemo bus

All aboard the chemo bus

The chemotherapy clinic that comes to you

Deadly 'dipping'

Deadly 'dipping'

The fight against baseball's toxic tradition

Why 361 needles are better than one

Why 361 needles are better than one

How a plastic patch promises pain free injections

Sink or Swim?

Sink or Swim?

Tackling the global drowning crisis

No frills drill

No frills drill

Safe surgery with a DIY essential

Health drive

Health drive

Why a driving licence can be good for your health

Cigarette pack war

Cigarette pack war

How tobacco companies are fighting back

'Coolest car in London'

'Coolest car in London'

Designed to cut deaths from cardiac arrests.

Bushmeat risk

Bushmeat risk

Did wild animal meat spread Ebola outbreak?

Chagas disease

Chagas disease

Inheriting a silent killer

Dementia friendly design

Dementia friendly design

Simple home design techniques can improve lives

Suspended between life and death

Suspended between life and death

The wards where dying people are kept in limbo between life and death

Deadly disease v untested treatment

Deadly disease v untested treatment

When the stakes are high enough to use unproven drugs

Brazil's 'senior playgrounds'

Brazil's 'senior playgrounds'

Outdoor gyms improve health of senior citizens

Therapy to combat Cambodia trauma

Therapy to combat Cambodia trauma

Buddhist monks and psychotherapists team up

Bionic pancreas

Bionic pancreas

A new dawn for diabetics?

Street to pitch

Street to pitch

How football is helping Denmark's homeless

Fools' gold

Fools' gold

Venezuela's illegal mines, where malaria is rife

Kitchen cupboard cure

Kitchen cupboard cure

The man who helped save 50m people

Eye burn

Eye burn

Sun 'can harm sight as well as skin'

Death detectives

Death detectives

Investigating India's unrecorded deaths

Doctor in a muddle

Doctor in a muddle

The test results that doctors find hard to get their heads round

Big tobacco vs government

Big tobacco vs government

Uruguay sued over anti-smoking laws