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Resistant malaria spreading in South East Asia

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

UK newborn baby screening 'not good enough'

Newborn screening checks for rare but serious health conditions are not happening, says a charity.

Gut bacteria may have motor neurone disease role

Finding could lead to the first treatment for the devastating disease.

Medical chief calls for global health effort

Countries must work together to tackle global health risks, England's outgoing chief medical officer warns.