Sex education to be made compulsory in all schools - expert commentFriday 3 March 2017
The government has announced that sex and relationships education is to be made compulsory in all schools in England.
First evidence drug used to combat malaria in pregnancy also protects against sexually transmitted infectionsThursday 2 March 2017
Scaling-up use of 'double protection' drug reduces chances of life-threatening birth outcomes.
Modern housing associated with reduced malaria risk in sub-Saharan Africa childrenWednesday 22 February 2017
Metal roofs and finished walls may reduce the risk of children in sub-Saharan Africa contracting malaria.
New malaria vaccine up to 100% effective in early trial - expert commentMonday 20 February 2017
A new malaria vaccine has been shown to be 100% effective for at least 10 weeks after the final dose, according to new research.
Excess deaths in 2015 may be linked to failures in health and social careFriday 17 February 2017
First recorded cases of frontline malaria drug failing to treat UK patientsTuesday 31 January 2017
Nearly one in 10 British women experience painful sex linked to poorer sexual, physical and mental healthWednesday 25 January 2017
Nearly one in 10 British women are experiencing painful sex (dyspareunia), according to a new study.
Global partnership launched to prevent epidemics with new vaccinesThursday 19 January 2017
A global coalition to create new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases, designed to help give the world an insurance policy against epidemics has launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Woman dies from infection resistant to all antibiotics available in the US - expert commentTuesday 17 January 2017
Dr Richard Stabler comments on news that a woman from the USA has died of infection from a strain of Klebsiella pneumonia that was resistant to all 26 available antibiotics in the United States.