Alarm arose when news spread that Ebola cases had been found in Uganda. Here are the real reasons for concern.
Addressing HIV stigma through utilising the Acholi’s own local cultural system is an empowering process that will position the role of the elders back into the community.
A cheap and simple technique could revolutionise treatment for tooth decay, especially in poor countries.
Deliberately infecting people with a disease-causing agent as part of carefully considered medical research can be ethically acceptable or even necessary.
Secrecy around the HIV-positive status of young children in school is denying them the care and support they need for a good start.
Journalists have to communicate research without reducing interest or readability — but the public needs accuracy.
Researchers around the world are working hard to find a vaccine that is safe and effective.
Ebola is difficult to contain because of human social and behavioural factors. But it can be if 100% of the infected people's contacts are identified and monitored.
Some multinational food corporations may have learned a few tricks from big tobacco.