Despite our complicated relationship with it, our poo could one day power our cell phones, tablets and laptops.
When bringing a new life into the world risks taking another, even old traditions have to adopt new ways.
General anaesthetic is supposed to make surgery painless. Now there’s evidence that one person in 20 may be awake when doctors think they’re under.
C-sections may result in fewer lawsuits, but they are not always the best option.
Angelina might just have saved a life. But is there science to prove it?
Girls as young as 10 feel the blade but an extraordinary group is fighting against female genital mutilation (FGM).
For those with breast cancer, a mastectomy may seem like the best option. But Joanna Moorhead is glad she chose less extensive surgery.
One in three French people think vaccines are unsafe, yet vaccine coverage in the country is rising. Here’s how they do...
Almost one in four babies born at public hospitals come into the world via c-section but is it costing some women their lives?
Eighty two of the Chibok school girls, kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria three years ago, have been released. But what now?
State cancer patients have nowhere to turn, even if their cancer is treatable.
Some hospitals are introducing sign language to help deaf patients.
Take a look at the newest HIV treatment set to hit South Africa's shores in 2019.
Are social media algorithms designed to prey the mental health of women and people of colour?
A mother's love led her to South Africa to find a school for her son with autism.
In Diepsloot, Bhekisisa's Vimba! app is helping rape survivors access life-saving care and treatment.