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New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains

It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year.

Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia

The usual treatments are failing 60% of the time in some regions of Cambodia, scientists say.

Epilepsy drug warnings 'not reaching women', survey shows

Sodium valproate risks harming unborn babies, but some women haven't received the latest safety warnings.

Mental health staff on long-term stress leave up 22%

The number of staff taking long-term leave has risen steadily over the past five years.