Vast clinical trials to demonstrate the safety of new drugs will impose huge development costs on manufacturers.
02 Dec 2011 08:36 GMT | Health, US & Canada, United States
There is an association between growth hormone and mortality, but that doesn't mean that the former causes the latter.
29 Oct 2011 15:33 GMT | Health, France
To treat cancer in the developing world, different techniques are needed than are used in wealthier countries.
10 Aug 2011 10:52 GMT | Health
A ski industry has sprung up in the remote alps of Afghanistan. But will this enterprise survive a resurgent Taliban?
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on documenting Indonesia's killings of 1965 through the eyes of perpetrators and victims.
Indonesia, Crimes against humanity, Genocide
People and Power goes on the trail of a Somali army commander accused of involvement in mass killings and war crimes.
War & Conflict, Africa, Somalia
One young Iranian woman challenges her family and traditional values as she dreams of becoming an astronaut.
Arts & Culture, Iran, Space