“Drunkorexia” is a growing and dangerous trend among young women, a new study shows.

International experts agree that exercise boosts students’ brain power and academic prowess.

Ethicists have warned other countries against taking on Australia’s abusive immigration system.

Two new Zika vaccines appear to work in mice.

Ambulance Tasmania says there has been a worrying rise in attacks on paramedics.

Decisions made decades ago could explain why many consumers still reject genetically modified foods.

A major survey of health concerns of people in Mr Fluffy houses has been extended.

Tasmania's Health Minister has been criticised over hospital funding soon after he announced emergency department money.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says coal power leads to about 6.5 million premature deaths per year.

The Prime Minister has put up millions for youth mental health, just days after being criticised for dismantling the system.

Victorian children will soon get access to the future of diagnostic medicine.

Australian researchers are looking at the benefits and dangers of ‘study drugs’.

New research suggests we developed the ability to see at night to avoid being eaten during the day.

Biological engineers are developing a programmable protein that could deliver next-generation drugs.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking legal action over claims made by electronic cigarette sellers.

The Productivity Commission has again warned of the rise of the machines.

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (ACSQHC) says rampant over-prescription is adding to the ‘superbug’ threat.

Experts say Australian coal dust exposure limits are not meeting international standards, and should be more stringent.

North Queensland will see the world's first large-scale trial of gut bacteria transplants as an obesity and diabetes treatment.

A new report shows rising out-of-pocket health costs are causing people to take risks with their health.

While society begins to realise that gender is not binary, many of the world’s 25 million transgender people still experience stigma, prejudice and abuse.

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