University of Queensland researchers have found that childhood asthma in Australia is associated with gas stoves and damp houses.
Researchers have found a way of simplifying the diagnosis of diabetes in Indigenous Australians living in remote health care settings, according to a study published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
A history of chicken pox is very likely to predict immunity to varicella zoster, according to latest research from Monash University.
More than 60,000 Australians are estimated to have reduced or discontinued their use of prescribed cholesterol-lowering statin medications following the airing of a two-part series critical of statins by ABC TV's science ...
There is an urgent need for more low-cost housing and alternative housing models of supported housing for Sydney's homeless, given the high rates of serious mental illness among the homeless, according to new research from ...
In a letter to the Medical Journal of Australia published today, a Monash University-led team is asking for hepatitis C virus patients to gain improved access to drugs to prevent liver related deaths.
Three years after the launch of the roadmap to close the gap for vision, progress has been made but "much remains to be done", according to the authors of a Perspective published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia.
The emergency room at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital has seen a 10% reduction in the incidence of fractures that are often caused by a punch to the face over the two years since the so-called "lockout laws" were introduced.
So-called "baby brain" refers to increased forgetfulness, inattention, and mental "fogginess" reported by four out of five pregnant women. These changes in brain function during pregnancy have long been recognised in midwifery ...
New research suggests GPs need more support to help them meet national guidelines to tackle obesity.