The last 20 years has seen many advances in medicine - but it's also seen a doubling of the rate of type 1 diabetes in children in Australia and worldwide.
Waiting times to see preferred GPs in the bush are double those of Australia's city dwellers.
Women, racial minorities, and people over 75 are underrepresented in the clinical trials that help determine the way all cardiac patients are treated, a study from Lankenau Medical Center researchers has found.
World-first research at the University of Adelaide has found that even low levels of a common toxin in drinking water are enough to cause problems in developing brain cells – but there's no cause for alarm ...
A controversial medication used by breastfeeding women should not be restricted in Australia because of the benefits it offers mothers and their babies, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide.
Smokers' support for plain packaging of tobacco products rose sharply after they were introduced in Australia, according to a study published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
A major study into the sexual health and well-being of Australians – Sex in Australia 2 – reveals that sex in relationships occurs 1.4 times a week, down from the 1.8 times a week reported by more than ...
The incidence of bowel cancer is dramatically lower after screening, a new report has found.
The death of 19-year-old Georgina Bartter at a music festival on the weekend from a suspected ecstasy overdose could possibly have been avoided with a simple harm-minimisation intervention. Pill testing, or dr ...
Australia stepped up its response to the Ebola crisis Wednesday in announcing Aus$20 million (US$17 million) to help staff a 100-bed British-built treatment centre in Sierra Leone.