North Koreans have been using crystal meth as a substitute for expensive and hard to get medicines. But reporter Jason Strother tells host Marco Werman that the drug is creating a serious addiction problem.
Modern cancer care involves more than the latest surgical techniques and drugs; it also offers freedom from pain. Yet basic palliative care is almost nonexistent for many patients in developing countries. What is being done to bring them pain relief?
Cervical cancer is far more common in the developing world than in the US. One reason: women in the US receive routine screening that catches it in its earliest stages. A low-cost test being rolled out in India could save tens of thousands of lives.
High blood pressure is a major risk factor for early death around the world. Yet in developing nations, the condition often goes undiagnosed and untreated. Reporter Joanne Silberner traveled to Cambodia to find out why.
Stem cells are often touted as potential treatments for conditions like spinal cord injury, diabetes, and Parkinson's disease. Two Indian doctors are already putting stem cells to use, curing some cases of blindness.