Ebola wiped out nearly 10% of Liberia’s doctors and nurses. Take a look at life for those it left behind.
A mother's love led her to South Africa to find a school for her son with autism.
Psychiatrists have since turned to antidepressants, mood stabilisers and antipsychotics that aren’t curative.
Abused women from war-torn countries who have fled to SA for safety often face more maltreatment here.
Scientists studied soldiers with PTSD and even children who'd witnessed a great tragedy. Did they unlock the secrets of resilience?
Find out how drug users banded together to use a simple injection to save thousands of lives.
For those with breast cancer, a mastectomy may seem like the best option. But Joanna Moorhead is glad she chose less extensive surgery.
Older antibiotic staples are no longer moneymakers. But as modern bugs evolve to outwit them, very few new drugs are ready to take their place.
Ikponwosa Ero went from a child who felt different to the United Nations’ first independent expert on albinism.
We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we want it enough. But is that true?
For years, science battled to understand whether multiple personality disorder was real or not. Today, the condition is known as dissociative...
Thousands of women are lured from Nigeria to Italy annually by the promise of a new life, only to find themselves trapped in the sex trade.
Find out which nordic nation radically cut teenage smoking, drinking and drug use and how they did it.
Eighty two of the Chibok school girls, kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria three years ago, have been released. But what now?
Already used in countries like Namibia, the ambulances could help cut child and maternal mortality rates.
The kidnapping of young girls ignores the 'niceties' of a cultural practice.