Stem cells taken from nose 'retained ability to produce mucus' after paralysis treatment failed
Talk of compulsory treatment for benefit claimants with mental health problems sparks angry response
Licensed 'pot shops' open in Washington as recreational marijuana goes on sale for the first time
A 'serious setback' in the fight against Aids, but researchers believe 'durable remission' still possible
A chemical found in expelled gas could help the body fight a range of diseases
NHS told to spend more on operations to tackle the diabetes epidemic – but can it afford the cost?
New spending review reveals annual deficit of £100m, raising fears that free healthcare could end
Scientists develop new test that can predict onset of Alzheimer's with 87% accuracy
Hollywood special effect team is working on a new Iron Man 'agile exoskeleton' for US soldiers
Study finds connection between high levels of fat in the blood and breast cancer
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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