Research engineers have developed a small, palm-worn device to help diagnose Parkinson’s disease.

Privacy screens in hospitals could be an overlooked means of disease transmission, research shows.

The Prime Minister has made a big mental health funding promise.

A new microscope is expected to be a game-changer for Melbourne eye surgery.

An extra-terrestrial twin study has given important insights into the health effects of living in space.

WA’s Fiona Stanley Hospital is being sued over the death of an infant.

The ALP has laid out some plans for health spending if it wins the federal election in May.

The Federal Government has launched a scheme to fund organisations run by people with disability.

NSW health authorities have issued official warnings following a measles outbreak.

Scott Morrison has defended reopening an immigration detention centre before shutting it down again.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has launched a royal commission into the abuse and neglect of disabled Australians.

The Territory Government is refusing to release a million-dollar review that reportedly shows massive health budget blowouts.

A whistleblower has criticised NSW’s healthcare watchdog.

A strange new study has found listening to intense electronic music may help avoid mosquito bites.

Australian researchers want to use 3D mapping to identify rare diseases in children.

Experts say medical abortions in Australia are still being affected by a restrictive history.

A US jury has awarded $114 million to a man who said his use of weed killer Roundup caused his cancer.

Tough new e-cigarette laws are now in force in SA.

The WA Government has announced a broad-ranging inquiry into the health impacts of climate change.

Australian Academy of Science president Professor John Shine has backed calls for a ban on clinical uses of genetic editing.

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a $US270 million settlement over claims it fuelled an opioid abuse epidemic.

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