The Federal Government is planning random drug tests for welfare recipients ...

A study of over 100,000 people suggests a high fat diet is less dangerous than high carbohydrates.

Authorities say safety of trainee psychiatrists and patients was behind the decision to suspend the Royal Hobart Hospital's training accreditation.

A small group of Melbourne doctors have been accused of helping families dodge ‘No Jab, No Play’ laws.

The WA Government is responding to an outbreak of W-strain meningococcal by offering free vaccination to teenagers.

Animal studies have uncovered a potential link between gut bacteria and anxiety.

Two in five older people report having misheard a doctor or nurse in a clinic or hospital setting, according to a new study.

Complaints about the NDIS are up by close to 700 per cent ...

A new study suggests being on the pill could make nicotine withdrawals worse.

SA Health says there has been a threefold increase in people being admitted to hospital due to black market products packaged as anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS).

New research suggests it is hard to promote the success of vaccination, but easy to scare mothers with the risks.

Concerns have been raised about the potential health effects of new 5G mobile phone technology.

The AMA says private medicine is “under siege” from “junk” healthcare policies.

Australian clinicians want a serious focus on the problems of overdiagnosis and related overtreatment.

Queensland’s worst flu season in five years is putting an unprecedented strain on services.

The PBS has decided not to list a potentially life-changing cystic fibrosis drug.

Environmentalists say Australian power stations produce levels of toxic air pollution that would be illegal in ...

University of Queensland scientists have discovered that new brain cells can be produced in the adult amygdala, a region of the brain important for processing emotional memories.

A NSW community is taking legal action after cancer-causing chemicals were found in their water supply.

The Victorian Supreme Court is testing the validity of forced ‘shock therapy’ laws.

The COAG Health Council has green-lit My Health Record, the federal government's e-health record system.

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