A new weapon against multi-resistant superbugs: researchers have developed a dye that kills bacteria. Activated by natural light, it’s intended for use anywhere that germs lurk and linger, from telephones to light switches.
Did you know that stress can damage your eyesight? Or that the so-called good cholesterol isn't that great after all? DW brings you this week's health news, all in one handy guide!
In classrooms and corporations, young Japanese are forced to toe the line — but critics say it stifles individuality and initiative, while change will only come very gradually. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Doctors in Uganda have downed stethoscopes in a bitter row with the government over low pay and poor working conditions. The countrywide strike has left patients stranded without medical care.
Patients in Serbia, Bosnia or Macedonia who need medical treatment are forced to join long waiting lists, or pay up. DW looks at the parallel world of private clinics that exist alongside the broken state health systems.
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