Dr. Wolfgang Harth in the studio
If you're a male over the age of 25, chances are you've survived the worst of your "stupid" risk-taking phases. Richard Bribiescas says men are still more likely to die younger than most women - though we don't know why.
Hospital workers in the East Indian state of Odisha are reported to have broken a dead woman's bones to make her easier to carry. The incident highlights the condition of health services in one of India's poorest states.
Prevailing opinion holds that those from southern countries are shorter on average than those from regions further north. Now a team has done the research to back up that hypothesis, surveying 18.6 million people
In Eastern Uganda and parts of Western Kenya, circumcising teenage boys is a practice carried out every two years and is performed as a sign of the community's unity.
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