Biodiesel used in Brazil made from soybeans causes less damage to lung cells than common diesel, lab study finds.
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A Red Cross study reveals that attacks against hospitals are intensifying in number and ferocity.
Africa’s burden of snakebites requires investments and support to end suffering and deaths, say experts.
Modelling migration flows shows where Central American governments should focus control efforts, says study.
This month we sit down with immunologist Carolina Herrera, who has spent the past two decades studying the virus.
Study bats for nutrition-sensitive fisheries policies to improve health outcomes especially for the poor.
Five simple changes in water and sanitation can help manage menstruation in crises, says Nicole Klaesener-Metzner.
The trials will see if the test can identify the distinctive chemicals people exhale even early on in infections.
Medics are using underground clinics and surgery guided by satellite link to save lives, says Zaher Sahloul.
Médicins Sans Frontières is evolving its approach to psychological care for people exposed to violence.
There is no evidence that encouraging celibacy or faithfulness reduces risky sexual behaviour, finds paper.
Even sharing with just one or two other households poses a significant threat to the under-fives, warns study.
Rates are higher in these developing nations than in developed nations that allow the procedures, finds study.