Rumours circulating online suggested that a massive solar storm would lead to six days of darkness this month
Experts warn that societal expectations make it harder for young males to ask for help
Soluble powder can be added to food to control appetite and help people eat less, say researchers
Experts warn superbugs could cause an extra 10 million deaths a year with a global cost of over £63 trillion
Death toll from Ebola continues to rise as the organisation admits it 'failed to see the writing on the wall'
'Tremendous achievements' could be reversed in West Africa as Ebola outbreak continues, warns WHO
Study says daily injection of a newly-developed chemical compound can repair spinal cord injuries
New draft guidelines in US say male circumcision significantly reduces risk of HIV and other STDs
Humans 'will not be able to compete' with self-improving robots, says Stephen Hawking
DNA screening devices that profile health risks are banned in the US – but now legal in the UK
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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