Doctors in Victoria and New South Wales are more likely to immediately refer people with possible cancer for tests or to a specialist than those in comparable countries, new research published in BMJ Open has re ...
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) are studying how ageing affects driving with the aim of promoting road safety, and they are looking for more older drivers to help with the project.
Publicly funded labiaplasties in Australia and the United Kingdom have more than doubled over the last decade, leading experts will say tomorrow at the RCOG/RANZCOG World Congress in Brisbane, Australia.
Parents of children with developmental disabilities can take heart from new research which shows that a University of Queensland program can reduce serious emotional and behavioural problems.
An antibody manufactured at The University of Queensland will be used in world-first human Hendra virus clinical trials starting this month.
Future outbreaks of measles can only be prevented by vaccination.
Tougher food screening measures could be introduced in Australia with frozen berries from China linked to a growing number of hepatitis A infections, Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce said Wednesday.
Nine Australians have contracted hepatitis A linked with eating contaminated berries from China, with the importer apologising Tuesday as the food scare spreads.
Pregnancy outcomes appear to be similar for women who undergo kidney transplants as children or adults, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics.
Australians like to think themselves as sporting and fit – a concept reinforced by the success of the country's elite athletes. But evidence is emerging that Australian kids are falling behind their international ...
Most Australian states and territories are set to ban commercial sunbeds from Thursday, in a crackdown on artificial tanning in a country that has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world.
A new policy paper by a University of York academic calls for limits on the influence of the drinks industry in shaping alcohol policy because it has a 'fundamental conflict of interest'.
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.
An 18-metre (60-foot) bright pink condom raised eyebrows in Sydney on Friday after it was erected over a Sydney landmark as part of a new awareness campaign about HIV.
Smoking rates have dropped among young Australians in recent years, and research released Tuesday suggests that banning tobacco displays from shops is a factor.