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
One of South Africa's most influential post-apartheid artists talks about the past and future of the 'rainbow nation'.
South Africa, Arts & Culture, Africa
Over a decade after the historic storm, we investigate what went wrong and plans for future prevention and control.
Weather, Science & Technology, Environment
Five years after Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster many residents are still living in a radioactive nightmare.
Fukushima, Japan, Environment
What are the potential consequences of sub-zero interest rates for the global economy and people across the world?
Business & Economy, United States, Federal Reserve