The Federal Government is firm in its belief that more sick asylum seekers should not be treated.

Researchers have highlighted the importance of early intervention on cerebral palsy.

A prestigious medical journal has dedicated an entire issue to advancing gender equity in science, medicine and global health.

Over $110 million worth of Medicare rebates sit unclaimed, the Government says.

Australian pharmacies have started selling pill testing kits over the counter.

CSIRO has engineered mosquitoes to be resistant to the devastating Zika virus.

The ACT Government has released an interim report from its review of public health services.

The Federal Government has set up a review panel for asylum seekers being transferred on medical grounds.

Experts are debating whether low risk cancers should be renamed to make them sound less scary.

International scientists led by a man called Dr Wang are working on a new male contraceptive.

More than 200,000 cancer cases could be avoided in Australia over the next 25 years if people maintain a healthy weight and exercise regime.

Poo transplants have been shown to be successful in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.

Victoria is set to ban “gay conversion therapy”.

A US Nobel Prize winner was told of China’s gene-edited babies 7 months before it was announced to the public.

The Tasmanian Government wants a new private health organisation to operate the Hobart Private Hospital.

Doctors warn that a hospital funding crisis is putting patients at risk.

Regular use of aspirin or ibuprofen could help patients with head and neck cancer.

Researchers have found significant levels of the neurotoxin BMAA in NSW water supplies.

The federal government has committed $3 million to help to prevent young people from taking their own lives.

Paediatrician and children's rights advocate Sue Packer has been named the 2019 Senior Australian of the Year.

Two breakthrough psoriasis drugs have been listed on the PBS.

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