Despite our complicated relationship with it, our poo could one day power our cell phones, tablets and laptops.
Ikponwosa Ero went from a child who felt different to the United Nations’ first independent expert on albinism.
The Finns’ cardboard box prompts an African graduate to develop a life-saving device for babies.
Finally capping its own medics, the country must now retain them and coax them into rural areas.
A new mother recounts how psychiatric care that nurtured her bond with her baby helped heal her mania.
Angelina might just have saved a life. But is there science to prove it?
Blind football represents hope and belonging for Egypt's one million visually impaired.
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.
In Diepsloot, Bhekisisa's Vimba! app is helping rape survivors access life-saving care and treatment.
Some hospitals are introducing sign language to help deaf patients.
The quest for better working conditions leaves striking doctors with a tough decision but they might not have to choose.
Could Zimbabwe's new Health Development Fund rescue the country's cash-strapped clinics and hospitals?
Most of us would rather not know what happens to our bodies after death. But that breakdown gives birth to new life in unexpected ways.
Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.
Many diabetics are dependent on expensive blood sugar testing strips to stay alive. Most in South Africa can't afford it.
Could psychosocial programmes turn extremists into moderates?