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A passenger wearing a protective mask enters Beijing West railway station following the outbreak of coronavirus. (Nicolas Asfouri, Getty)

‘Why do you want to be a woman when you are...

In a world where transgender people face stigma and discrimination every day, these clinics are trying to make their lives easier.

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Think you know what the National Health Insurance is all about? Diane McIntyre is one of South Africa's leading health economists...

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Love, sexts & the law: How good sex ed can protect...

In an age where more young people are having sex before the age of 15 than ever before, can we...

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Crickets, beetles and moths. Eating them could help save the planet....

Farming insects requires less water than cattle rearing and they emit fewer greenhouse gases. Here’s why you should make them part...

The world finally has an Ebola vaccine. This is why it’s...

The World Health Organisation prequalified Merck's vaccine for widespread use in November but regulatory hoops are just a small part of...

Employed vs. unemployed: Who is more likely to test HIV positive?

You’re far more likely to be offered an HIV test at a government health facility than at your GP or workplace...

GMO babies: Inside the bad science that sent a Chinese scientist...

He Jiankui’s failed gene-edited baby experiment proves we're not ready for human embryo modification.