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India celebrates victory over polio
Prime minister hails role of two million vaccinators after country goes without any new case for three years.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2014 07:01 GMT
WHO says world faces growing cancer crisis
Report warns new cases of cancer will rise by half by 2030 globally, with developing nations set to be hit the hardest.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2014 15:55 GMT
G8 sets 2025 dementia breakthrough target
Leading economies agree that a funding surge for research is needed as experts warn of a dementia time-bomb.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 03:18 GMT
UK health cuts affecting dementia patients
As London hosts an international conference on dementia, many in the UK are unable to receive sufficient treatment.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 18:39 GMT
UN agencies call for end to Syria 'carnage'
Leaders of five UN agencies in rare joint appeal urge international community to find a political solution to conflict.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 11:54 GMT
Tobacco firms accused of thwarting controls
Number of smokers continue to grow as tobacco industry aims to protect profits and keep people puffing.
Last updated: 30 May 2012 15:42 GMT
Tropics of cancer?
To treat cancer in the developing world, different techniques are needed than are used in wealthier countries.
Henry I. Miller
Last updated: 10 Aug 2011 10:52 GMT
Studies: New hope in fight against HIV
Two studies conducted in Africa show Aids drugs can reduce transmission rates among heterosexual couples.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2011 09:43 GMT
UN to probe Haiti cholera outbreak
World body is set to launch investigation into source of the epidemic, which many Haitians blame on UN peacekeepers.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2010 20:41 GMT
Gel 'helps prevent' HIV infection
Researchers say a vaginal gel could reduce chances of HIV transmission in women.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2010 16:28 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
Indonesia's digerati could be crucial to success in the country's upcoming presidential election.
Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
Nora Lester Murad
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Modernity according to the Islamic State, Boko Haram, the Taliban et al
'Nazis rape Brazil': The World Cup according to Twitter
The slow death of Turkish higher education
A Kadir Yildirim
In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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