Murdoch University has announced a five year research alliance to develop projects in the field of medicinal cannabis.

The new head of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) says GPs cannot handle frozen Medicare rebates much longer.

Imagine a cell that can monitor health from inside the body.

The ACT Government has released figures from the Mr Fluffy buyback public health and safety campaign.

A patient in the US has been diagnosed with an infection resistant to the strongest antibiotics.

Engineers have unveiled an interesting new body chemical sensor.

Concerns have been raised about Telstra’s ability to deliver a new $220 million Federal Government contract.

A group of 150 doctors, scientists and researchers from around the world want the Rio Olympics to be moved due to the Zika virus.

Two former executives of Sigma Pharmaceuticals have been fined but avoided immediate jail time for falsifying company accounts.

Researchers say they have found ‘suggestive evidence’ for a link between air pollution and a heightened risk of stillbirth.

The National Aged Care Alliance wants the care needs of older Australians to be placed on the election agenda.

Research has shown the effectiveness of a medication used to treat a common cause of kidney failure, but also revealed some big risks.

Five people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease in Sydney's inner west.

Experts say most violent individuals do not have a clear mental illness, despite what gun lobbies claim.

A quarter of all Australian children aged 10 and under has untreated tooth decay.

New research shows why tall teenage boys galumph around like awkward giraffes.

A small study suggests magic mushrooms could help with treatment-resistant depression.

Engineers have unveiled a stretchable solar-power generating skin, complete with tiny embedded batteries.

An atmospheric monitoring station on the north-west tip of Tasmania has recorded carbon dioxide measurements above 400 parts per million for the first time.

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) says a seventh Queensland coal worker has been diagnosed with black lung disease.

Australian researchers are questioning the effectiveness of antidepressants, after a clinical study suggested many might be taking them unnecessarily.

Archived News

RSS More »