Melioidosis quietly causes thousands of deaths each year. Meet the doctor who made it his mission to make the world take notice.
Using sleep deprivation to combat severe depression may seem odd, but for some it’s the only thing that works.
Surgeons and their patients are finding that virtual reality can relieve the pain and stress of operations – and it’s safer and cheaper than sedatives. Jo Marchant travels to a Mexican mountaintop village to visit a clinic with a difference.
Premature babies are at high risk of brain damage – but many are too fragile to make the journey to an MRI machine for a clearer diagnosis. Soon, thanks to the world’s first mini scanner, they may not need to. Michael Regnier went to watch it at work.