Dr. Wolfgang Harth in the studio
A report by the World Health Organization (WHO) has shown that someone takes their own life every 40 seconds. Campaigners want to reduce the rate of suicide by 10 percent by 2020.
In an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, the US plans to dispatch thousands of military personnel to assist health care workers in West Africa. Governments in the region have been overwhelmed by the epidemic.
The liver is vital for removing toxic elements from the human body. But what happens when this irreplaceable organ is infected with hepatitis C - a life-threatening disease that affects 150 million people in the world?
Celebrating a new treatment for malaria is one thing. Celebrating a new way to infect people with the parasite is another. But researchers say injecting volunteers with malaria yields better results.
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