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The genetic promiseupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 05:50:00

New technology can screen embryos for genetic disease, but, controversially, it also allows parents to choose their baby?s gender.

Would you choose your child's gender?updated: Tue Dec 08 2009 05:50:00

Genetic screening techniques that allow parents to choose their children's gender are now more accurate than ever and are becoming increasingly mainstream, but experts are divided over whether the technology should be used in this way.

Could humans one day live to 1,000 years?updated: Mon Nov 30 2009 08:03:00

CNN's global health show Vital Signs has teamed up with world renowned anti-aging experts to bring you an in-depth discussion on the search for immortality.

Vital Signs health tipsupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 07:28:00

21 September 2009 Parents should set bedtimes for their children instead of letting them stay up until they fall asleep. A lack of sleep affects children's memory, attention, behaviour and emotional well-being, experts said. Routines like cuddling, singing or bathing can help children to fall asleep faster. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Afghan midwives to save livesupdated: Fri Jul 24 2009 23:12:00

Vital Signs' Atia Abawi speaks with women in Afghanistan who have stepped up to save lives.

Living longer in Andorraupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 08:04:00

With an average life expectancy of 82 years, Andorra has the highest longevity rankings in the world. Vital Signs investigates why.

A to Z of malariaupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 11:06:00

Malaria is one of the world's worst health problems and one of its biggest killers, with half a billion people affected every year, according to the Roll Back Malaria partnership.

Part 1: Stem cell surgeryupdated: Mon Mar 09 2009 15:58:00

The "Vital Signs" team travel to Barcelona and gain exclusive access to the lead doctor in the world's first-ever trachea transplant surgery.

Cancer: 10 killer factsupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 08:16:00

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world, particularly in developing countries.

Walking your way to better healthupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 05:58:00

Walking is one of the easiest ways to boost physical activity, but if you're like me, you probably don't do enough of it.

Keep your New Year's health pledge with CNNupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 09:21:00

Are you feeling a little sluggish after the big holiday blow-out? Have you pledged to make a healthy change in your lifestyle in 2009?

About the showupdated: Fri Nov 14 2008 05:19:00

"Vital Signs," hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent, is CNN's monthly program giving viewers a global look at the world of medicine.

Your e-mails: 'Vital Signs' updated: Mon Apr 30 2007 11:22:00

As part of the "Vital Signs" segment on "Paula Zahn Now," users sent in their tips, tools and methods for staying healthy. Here is a selection of their responses, some of which have been edited for clarity and length.

Fortune: COMPANIES TO WATCHupdated: Mon Sep 09 1991 00:01:00

WESTERN GAS RESOURCES Pity the poor gas industry. Unlike its celebrated sibling Big Oil, it has never had a Rockefeller or a J.R. Ewing to pump up its glamour and clout. Lately it has been tough to...

Fortune: FORTUNE Magazine contents page SEPTEMBER 9, 1991 VOL. 124, NO. 6 updated: Mon Sep 09 1991 00:01:00

BILLIONAIRES/COVER STORIES 42 MORE THAN EVER IN 1991 There are more people in the ten digits this year than ever before, as the extremely rich get a little richer. by Jennifer Reese

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