Uganda circumcision truck fights HIV

Uganda circumcision truck fights HIV

Posted by on 30 March 2015 | 9:10 pm

Chikungunya revives herbal remedies in Antigua

Antigua sees revival of natural remedies

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 7:35 pm

The Bolivian women who knit parts for hearts

The Bolivian women knitting a high-tech medical device

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 7:30 pm

VIDEO: Bolivia's life-saving knitters

An army of Bolivian knitters is helping to save children with a hole in the heart.

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 7:16 pm

Guinea declares Ebola 'emergency'

Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions in the west and southwest of the Ebola-hit nation.

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 7:00 pm

VIDEO: Military healthcare worker free of Ebola

Cpl Anna Cross, the British military healthcare worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, is now free of the disease, as Hugh Pym reports.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 8:33 pm

VIDEO: How one US school is battling obesity

Newsround reporter Ricky visited the United States to see how a school in Philadelphia is tackling obesity.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 11:04 am

Office workers 'too sedentary'

Office workers need to get up and move around more, according to a new campaign.

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 8:54 pm

Fitness linked to lower cancer risk

Very fit men in their late 40s are less likely to get lung cancer and colorectal cancer than unfit men, a study in JAMA Oncology suggests.

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 8:44 pm

First Europe non-beating heart swap

Surgeons in Cambridgeshire perform the first heart transplant in Europe using a non-beating heart.

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 3:38 pm

Indiana emergency for HIV 'epidemic'

The governor of Indiana has declared a public health emergency and authorised a needle exchange programme, after an HIV outbreak "reached epidemic proportions" in part of the state.

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 10:41 am

DNA of 'an entire nation' assessed

The genetic code of "an entire nation" has effectively been deduced, say researchers in Iceland.

Posted by on 25 March 2015 | 8:54 pm

Ebola 'more deadly' in young children

Ebola is more deadly for young children than adults, an analysis in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests.

Posted by on 25 March 2015 | 4:09 pm

Why I consumed my own blood

Unlocking the power of blood

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 7:11 pm

Has Ebola focus led to other killer diseases being ignored?

Has Ebola caused other killer diseases in Africa to be ignored?

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 6:45 am

Preventive surgery for cancer genes

How would you weigh a lifetime risk of developing cancer against the trauma of surgery?

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 5:35 am

VIDEO: Charity slams global Ebola response

The delayed global response to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa "increased the spread" of the virus, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres claims.

Posted by on 23 March 2015 | 11:37 am

VIDEO: Could cannabis oil cure cancer?

Growing evidence suggests cannabis could cure serious diseases like cancer, but opinions are divided.

Posted by on 23 March 2015 | 11:24 am

'Eat rice cold for fewer calories'

Scientists believe they have found a way to make rice less calorific - boil it with coconut oil and refrigerate before eating.

Posted by on 23 March 2015 | 10:16 am

Ashya King 'free of brain cancer'

The parents of five-year-old Ashya King, who were detained after taking him abroad for treatment for a brain tumour, say their son is now free of cancer.

Posted by on 23 March 2015 | 9:03 am

VIDEO: Robotic glove used for stroke rehab

Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have been working on a robotic glove that could help stroke patients.

Posted by on 23 March 2015 | 3:16 am

Warning of UK mosquito disease threat

Mosquitoes could bring diseases such as dengue fever and West Nile virus to the UK within the next few decades, disease experts are warning.

Posted by on 22 March 2015 | 10:16 pm

VIDEO: Tablet device aids Ebola treatment

A new tablet specifically to assist doctors treating patients with Ebola has been developed.

Posted by on 20 March 2015 | 9:25 am

Blood test 'could cut antibiotics'

A new prototype blood test can help doctors tease out whether an infection is caused by bacteria or a virus within two hours, research suggests.

Posted by on 18 March 2015 | 9:19 pm

New global fund for tobacco control

A new joint fund - launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies and Gates Foundation - will help poor countries defend legal challenges by the tobacco industry

Posted by on 18 March 2015 | 11:30 am