This is why donor funding is facing a shortfall

 A new study has found that how donor funding is spent on global versus country-specific functions of.

New test detects Ebola in minutes

In a major development in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus, a new test has been shown to accurately detect within minutes if an individual is infected by the virus.

Patients returning to same hospital more likely to survive

Patients with complications after major surgery are 26 percent more likely to survive if they return to the hospital where they had their operation compared to those admitted to a different hospital, shows a study.

Healthy ageing must be global priority: Lancet

As people across the world live longer, soaring levels of chronic illness and diminished well being are poised to become a major global public health challenge, researchers have warned.

Statins alternative cuts `bad cholesterol` by up to 66%

The drug, called AMG 145, is currently only being tested in an injectable form.

CT scans can triple brain cancer risk in kids

Kids who undergo two or more head CT scans have triple the risk of developing brain cancer, a new study has revealed.