More South African parents are choosing to bring their baby into the world with a splash, but is it better than conventional births?
A rare condition has caused this man’s body to age at super speed. Why?
Depression among the elderly is largely overlooked, but exercise can help to counter it.
More developing countries are offering sight-saving surgery in their public health systems, but specialist eye surgeons are in short supply.
Looking for a doctor who is non-judgmental about your sexuality? Look no further the yellow dot doctors, they have seen it all
Photojournalist, Seif Kousmate, photographed and interviewed current and former slaves in Mauritania and got imprisoned by police in the process.
When a parent is diagnosed with a mental illness, the chances of emotional support are decreased and the risk of family discord is high.
From Amsterdam’s glittering canals to Durban’s dark streets, take a look at how the world legislates sex — and why it matters.
Some residents in rural towns in Mpumalanga have to chose between buying food or going to the doctor.
The products themselves could be dangerous and are likely to encourage high-risk sexual behaviour.
A revolutionary antiretroviral prophylaxis is helping all people, no matter their sexual orientation. A cheaper generic will soon be on the shelves.
When this queer woman's activism put her at the centre of a village-ordered hit, a sex worker saved her life. Go behind their story...
With terminations outlawed in Kenya, women and girls in its largest slum have to rely on expensive and unreliable under-the-counter pills, toxic chemicals or...
Less than 15% of patients seek out care for this vicious form of gangrene. A colourful drawing flutters from Kasimu Yahashe’s lap on to the...
All the rage in Finland, 'Moses baskets' could soon be coming to South African shores.
In the rarely visited town of Gedeb, fears are rife over state plans to return 150 000 people to areas they fled because of ethnic violence.