12 December 2011
Last updated at 12:26 ET
Gene therapy could reduce the need for medication in haemophilia B patients.
About a third of breast cancer patients stop taking medication because side-effects are more severe than they expect, researchers suggest.
A senior Australian health official is arrested after allegedly embezzling $11m in just one week, prompting the government to abolish his department.
A major review for the UK's medical colleges has concluded that abortion does not raise the risk of a woman suffering mental health problems.
A new method to "carve" complex shapes out of nano-particles may create new medical tests and drugs delivery systems.
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