A Senate committee has recommended Australians be given another year to opt out of the My Health Record system.

Successful human trials have given hope for the next stage in the development of a new malaria vaccine.

An Australian-led trial has found that adding a new drug to two existing treatments significantly improved the lung function of patients with cystic fibrosis.

HIV infections in gay and bisexual men in NSW have declined by almost one-third following PrEP trials.

Abortion will become legal in Queensland, after the state’s parliament voted in support of new legislation.

Nurses have called off planned industrial action in South Australia.

The Federal Government says it will increase funding to Headspace by about 50 per cent next financial year.

The Morrison Government is facing internal pressure to move children off Nauru.

The Federal Government has issued a national apology after decades of “agony and pain” from vaginal mesh implants.

Researchers have produced healthy mice with two mothers.

A new study by Australian researchers challenges conventional wisdom about the causes of diabetes.

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has called on state workplace regulators to immediately investigate the risk of silicosis for stonemasons.

India's highest court has upheld the legality of a controversial biometric identity database.

Crossbenchers are seeking to amend the government's Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement.

A new alliance has formed with the aim of reversing the harms of overdiagnosis.

The World Bank Group has unveiled a new system to rank countries based on their human capital success ...

A global study has found AI can perform better than doctors at predicting mental health outcomes.

The Cancer Council wants an independent review into the world's most popular weedkiller.

Experts say diabetic foot disease could be Australia's least known major health problem.

An electronic capsule that measures gases in the gut could be available within just a few years.

The Federal Government has commissioned an inquiry into the impact of mental illness on the economy.

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