The Women in STEM Ambassador is calling for greater diversity in nominations for the PM's science award.

Civil libertarians want to stop a bill that allows Victorian police to take DNA from suspects, including children, without a warrant.

The future looks bright for Australians with glaucoma thanks to recent medical advances.

Around a third of death and disability in Australia is due to unhealthy lifestyles, a new study says.

There is more evidence that the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination does not increase the risk for autism.

New data shows the number of Port Pirie children with “harmful” levels of lead in their blood has more than doubled since 2017.

Experts have published Australia’s first rehabilitation guidelines to help children who have had a stroke.

The Federal Government has begun its search for medical experts to work on Christmas Island.

Experts have lamented the lack of a cohesive national rural and remote health strategy for Australia.

Three staff at a government nuclear facility have been decontaminated after a chemical spill.

The part of the brain we use to process angry voices is at work in babies as young as six months old, according to international researchers.

Health advocates say almost 20 new diagnoses of coal dust diseases have emerged in Queensland workers in the last fortnight.

Scott Morrison has written to the states and territories for support in establishing a disability sector royal commission.

An official review has found close to 100 Queensland workers have contracted the potentially deadly lung disease silicosis.

The Australian Council of Social Service wants a Royal Commission into abuse suffered by people with disabilities.

Local experts want emergency service workers to be better equipped for the mental health challenges of their roles.

Experts have reflected on the challenges in translating Victoria’s voluntary assisted dying (VAD) laws into practice.

CSIRO has developed a new tool to understand how human infectious diseases found overseas might spread in Australia.

The Federal Government has released its National Strategic Action Plan for Lung Conditions, coupled with $4 million in new funding.

Funding has been provided for a national consortium to find a vaccine against Strep A.

Researchers say the global elimination of cervical cancer is “within reach”.

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