Five-year-old Celiwe Maseko will today undergo a hi-tech skin cloning procedure in Johannesburg.
A new breath study brings roadside drug testing closer.
Trees may actually be adding to air pollution.
Porn is is just one of many factors that may influence the sexual behaviours of young people.
25 April 2013 – Today, at the Global Vaccine Summit, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) presented a comprehensive six-year plan, the first plan to eradicate all types of polio disease – both wild poliovirus and vaccine-derived cases – simultaneously. Global leaders and individual philanthropists signaled their confidence in the plan by pledging close to three-quarters of the plan’s projected US$ 5.5 billion cost over six years.
Research identifies possibility that humans are passing on antibiotic resistance to wildlife in Africa.
Experts warn celebrity chef recipe's are "exacerbating" health problems.
An experimental test may catch deadly fungal infection faster than current ones.
Higher levels of stomach substance linked to heart attack, stroke, study suggests.
Cosmetic treatment needs tougher regulation, say experts.
Artificial blood vessels could be helpful for kidney failure patients on dialysis.
A new device uses different wavelengths of light to compare an authentic malaria drug with a potentially fake product.
Women who eat diets high in fruit and vegetables are less likely to have hot flashes and night sweats during menopause.
Study looked at whether adults eventually had a stroke and compared areas where they had lived.
Faith in God positively influences treatment for individuals with psychiatric illness.
Africa is the most affected continent with about 90% of all malaria deaths. Every year, about 219 million cases occur.
A study suggests clenching the right hand may help form memories, while the left may help recall words.
Increasing numbers of children are being treated for malaria and malnutrition with numbers expected to peak soon.
Study correlates data on Facebook users' interests with obesity rates.
NAIROBI, 25 April 2013 (PLUSNEWS) - Europe's financial crisis and rising xenophobia are complicating access to medical treatment for undocumented migrants, according to a new report by the international NGO Médecins du Monde (MdM).