Researchers say brain stimulation during sleep could improve memory processes.

Ambulance Victoria will review its debt collection processes after claims it has “unethically” pursued bills.

Men are around twice as likely to receive proper treatment in an Australian hospital after a serious heart attack.

Experts say many consumer health organisations hide their industry sponsorship.

The federal health department will halt a scheme that has paid over $600,000 to popular Instagram users.

Politicians appear to be turning against the My Health Record scheme, something both major parties have backed in the past.

Australian scientists have made a ground-breaking discovery in the biology of telomeres – a major part of the aging process.

Obesity experts want children's height and weight to be measured every two years.

Australians who regularly use sunscreen in childhood can reduce their risk of developing melanoma by 40 per cent, new research shows.

Authorities say deteriorating conditions at some EDs are putting patients’ health and safety at risk.

Researchers have analysed millions of Medicare claims to gain insights into Australian general practice.

A three-month window for people to opt out of the My Health Record system opens today.

The Federal Government wants private health insurance premiums to be ranked to help consumers know what they are paying for.

A jury in the US has awarded over $6 billion ($US4.7 billion) in damages to 22 women and their families after claims that asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer.

Brass fittings and taps that can leave lead in drinking water are being sold nationwide.

A trial in the UK has tested a new way to deliver chemotherapy driven by ultrasound.

Authorities have issued a recall of frozen vegetables due to listeria fears.

The shutdown of Australia’s only nuclear medicine generator could endanger patients in rural and regional areas.

New figures show poisoning remains a significant public health problem in Australia, and that it differs between age groups.

A new survey has revealed some of the challenges on the way to fully-automated driving.

Researchers say most people are still not aware of the full danger of smoking.

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