Folk remedies have been around for as long as human society, but do they still have a place in the 21st-Century ?
Archaeologists have uncovered new writings by Hippocrates, the famed 'father of Western medicine'.
Clinical trials have shown that engineered 'memory t-cells' can act as a long-term cancer vaccine.
Researchers have developed a type of chocolate that is so healthy that it can be eaten as medicine.
Centipede venom has been identified as having the potential to provide a number of medicinal benefits.
Is it possible for someone who has lost a leg or an arm to effectively regrow the missing limb ?
Studies of Neanderthal teeth have revealed some of the earliest known evidence of self-medication.
The technology could lead to personal medicine dispensers that can be operated from one's own home.
The World Health Organisation has claimed that antibiotic resistant bacteria could cause a global crisis.
Sixty-three illustrations focus on healing of physical diseases by Tibetans.
The EU is to ban hundreds of herbal medicines from next year due to concerns over adverse effects.
A number of surveys have shown that homeopathy is the most popular alternative medicine in Europe.
A 7000-year-old skeleton of a man who had undergone an amputation has shed new light on stone age medicine.
An ocean-dwelling sea sponge has been found to contain a chemical capable of reprogramming antibiotic resistant bacteria...