A new study could douse fears of a looming superhuman future.

US researchers say over one in ten cancer patients die from heart and blood vessel problems, rather than cancer itself.

Australian medical research is in danger of becoming non-competitive on a global stage when it comes to sex and gender analysis, according to a consortium of leading universities and research institutions.

The Federal Government has announced a $537 million aged care funding package.

Codeine-related poisonings have halved since the drug became prescription-only.

Experts have investigated the evolution of one of the world’s most dangerous antibiotic-resistant pathogens.

A new mental health program is helping teens recognise and support peers at risk.

An inquiry has heard Australia's food allergen labelling must be improved.

The NSW nursing union says staff and patient safety is being put at risk by a lack of mental health staff at Shellharbour Hospital.

The Australian Red Cross Blood Service has announced it is changing its name.

Climate change is already damaging the health of the world’s children, and Australia is at significant risk of health decline too.

Official stats show the Federal Government is not under much pressure to bring asylum seekers to Australia for medical treatment.

A third patient has died amid ramping outside of Adelaide hospital this year.

An Indigenous child welfare review has found newborns are being removed from mothers in “unethical” ways.

A new study reveals how white blood cells control the final moments of their death and their removal from the human body.

Experts say Australian national parks are worth about $145 billion in health benefits.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has been criticised for its delayed response to the police shooting of a teenager in the Northern Territory.

‘Unsafe’ conditions have led paramedics to stop treating patients outside of ambulances at Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH).

A common method for calculating the lifetime risk of cancer diagnosis and mortality overestimates these risks, a new study says.

The disability royal commission has heard some harrowing stories so far ...

Research finds there is room for improvement for doctors caring for kids with gastro.

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