Could the common cold virus help to treat a deadly cancer?
How scientists are tackling the parasite that causes malaria.
How do insects stop infection from spreading?
A new study has shown that an antibiotic kills bacteria AND prevents viruses from growing.
Zika can still cause damage without showing the obvious signs.
Past, present and FLU-ture.
Grab your tissues, it's a "flu's flu" of flu!
Should we be concerned about the levels of flu this year?
What can old viruses tell us about modern infections?
Models predict which species of mosquito may be able to carry the Zika virus in the US.
With PrEP drugs unavailable from National health services for many, some are taking matters into their own hands.
The story of one man's experience of being diagnosed with HIV.
Should we fund PrEP on the NHS?
How does PrEP work, and is it really behind the reduction in HIV cases?
What is HIV, how do you catch the infection, and what could be behind the recent reduction in cases?
Kat busts the myth that mental illness is due to a chemical imbalance.
Poor sleep habits, including shift work and jet lag, make you
more prone to illness, and now we might know why.
New research shows the possible scale of Zika virus infection.
There are two remaining samples of the smallpox virus: should we destroy them?
Why didn't we see Zika coming, and how can we try and prepare for what's out there?
Polio is closer than ever to being eradicated, but social and political issues are getting in the way.
Smallpox was the first disease ever to be wiped out by science, but how did we do it?
Why you can't catch the 'flu from a killed vaccine...
Paul Kellamhas been investigating whether screening for variations in a
gene called IFITM3 could form a test for flu...