A local lab is using 3D printing in the fight against cancer.

Questions are being asked about the credibility of the Queensland government’s poll to change the name of the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital.

Over 200,000 Australians are now on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and almost all report positive experiences.

Experts say the opioid epidemic is reaching Australia.

Legal experts have proposed major changes to South Australia’s surrogacy laws.

Public health advocates are concerned about the closure of sexual health clinics during a syphilis outbreak in Adelaide.

A new project will help Brisbane residents with hayfever and seasonal asthma keep a check on levels of grass pollen in the air.

Around one in three Australian households are at risk of potentially deadly Listeria infection, new stats suggest.

Many foods labelled as “gluten-free” in fact contain gluten, new research suggests.

Stats show there has been a fairly slow uptake of medical cannabis, possibly because of a lack of good evidence.

The Foodbank charity says the Federal Government’s decision to slash its funding “beggars belief”.

The window of time to opt out of the My Health Record system closes this week.

A quick neck scan could spot people at risk of dementia years before symptoms appear, researchers claim.

A new study suggests parasites in the intestines provide protection against infection in other organs.

Australian surgeons have successfully separated conjoined twins in a six-hour operation in Melbourne.

Research suggests alcohol advertising restrictions are unlikely to reduce young people’s exposure to alcohol marketing.

A review of Melbourne rivers has revealed a cocktail of pharmaceuticals that could put wildlife at risk.

The number of children seeking gender reassignment surgery is surging, stats suggest.

A new antibiotic against drug-resistant bacteria is showing promise after a phase 2 trial on 448 patients.

Experts say systemic change is needed to tackle suicide in the health workforce.

Australia’s elimination of rubella is a powerful sign that that vaccinations work, according to health minister Greg Hunt.

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