When you visit the doctor, the doctor usually checks to see if your temperature is "normal". Now, new research suggests that the "normal" temperature of humans has been dropping over the last 200 years.
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In today's news roundup, health experts study a mystery illness in China, Sultan Qaboos, who led Oman for 50 years, has died, and the 36th Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival has opened in Harbin, China.
Around the world, health experts are struggling to contain many deadly diseases. Scientists have tools to fight many of these diseases, but to be successful, they need cooperation.
When Jason Esterhuizen was 23, an accident left him blind. Now, eight years later, special glasses and a device inside his brain are allowing him to make out some details of the world around him.
Congo is struggling with deadly outbreaks of Ebola and measles. The country knows how to deal with these diseases, but confusion and violence are making it difficult to get the situation under control.
The first program to vaccinate children against malaria has begun in Malawi. The new medicine only protects about 40% of the people who get the vaccine, but that is still a huge improvement.
National Park Week ends tomorrow with National ParkRx Day. Doctors and other health care workers are joining with parks in the US, and encouraging people to get out and enjoy nature. They believe it's as good as medicine.
A company called Zipline has begun a drone service to deliver medical supplies by aircraft in Ghana. The company has been providing a similar service in Rwanda since 2016
Violence and natural disasters are making it harder to deal with serious diseases in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique, putting hundreds of thousands of people at risk.