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
Scientists have observed an 'incremental change' in HIV which could lead to the virus gradually becoming 'watered down'
UN chief says Ebola could still spread beyond West Africa, where it kills 200 people per week
Children tested in Infectious Diseases Isolation Unit after showing viral symptoms on return from Africa
Early human tests suggest the drug is safe and may help immune systems fight Ebola, but more trials are needed
West Africa's Ebola epidemic is by far the most serious outbreak of the deadly virus
'Black Death' disease kills 47 people and spreads to the densely populated capital of Antananarivo
Burial workers discard bodies in protest over unpaid wages as government admits money has 'gone missing'
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