Could an iron fish, made out of recycled car parts and put into the cooking pot, be a solution to the world's iron deficiency problems?
Battle against drug-resistant malaria
New strategies to eliminate the disease from the region.
How dance helps people with dementia
Studies have shown that dance could improve the lives of dementia sufferers
Malaria: disease of the landscape
Designing environments to reduce malaria cases
Insecticide for hard-to-reach areas
A novel insecticide sprayer for communities
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
Has modern life destroyed our health?
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
Is the bard better than conventional drugs?
Bolivian women knitting parts for hearts
Centuries-old knitting and weaving skills to the rescue
Asia's deadly secret
Taiwan's battle against the betel nut.
Research that changed the face of medicine.
Cancer made me mad for mash
How cancer affects your tastebuds
Helping people to 'live well'
Bringing relief to the terminally ill in Mexico.
Improving babies' sleep
The Nordic tradition for sub-zero naps.
Prosthetic limbs from 3D printers
Increasing the supply of prosthetics in Uganda
All aboard the chemo bus
The chemotherapy clinic that comes to you
The fight against baseball's toxic tradition
Why 361 needles are better than one
How a plastic patch promises pain free injections
Sink or Swim?
Tackling the global drowning crisis
No frills drill
Safe surgery with a DIY essential
Why a driving licence can be good for your health
Cigarette pack war
How tobacco companies are fighting back
'Coolest car in London'
Designed to cut deaths from cardiac arrests.
Did wild animal meat spread Ebola outbreak?
Inheriting a silent killer
Dementia friendly design
Simple home design techniques can improve lives
Suspended between life and death
The wards where dying people are kept in limbo between life and death
Deadly disease v untested treatment
When the stakes are high enough to use unproven drugs
Brazil's 'senior playgrounds'
Outdoor gyms improve health of senior citizens
Therapy to combat Cambodia trauma
Buddhist monks and psychotherapists team up
A new dawn for diabetics?
Street to pitch
How football is helping Denmark's homeless
Venezuela's illegal mines, where malaria is rife
Kitchen cupboard cure
The man who helped save 50m people
Sun 'can harm sight as well as skin'
Investigating India's unrecorded deaths
Doctor in a muddle
The test results that doctors find hard to get their heads round
Big tobacco vs government
Uruguay sued over anti-smoking laws