Experts say childhood abuse may alter brain function in adults.

Councils have welcomed a new free helpline on health for multicultural communities.

The World Health Organization (WHO) says action must be taken to protect children from contaminated medicines.

Tens of thousands of serious incidents have been reported in a new scheme by the aged care watchdog.

The audit office has criticised a COVID-era telehealth expansion.

Australian researchers have modelled 104 combinations of measures to determine the best COVID policy.

Australian researchers have created a genetic map to identify genes that cause one of the most common cancers in children.

WA has fast-tracked public sector health workers’ cost of living bonuses.

Light-activated nanotech has been used to eradicate some of the most notorious and potentially deadly bacteria in the world.

A Chinese study has linked meditation to improved gut health.

Several NSW towns have lost access to fluoridated tap water, and dentists are sounding the alarm.

Two new studies detail the extent and risks of microplastic pollution.

Law firms have joined forces to run a data breach complaint against private health insurer Medibank.

A review has revealed thousands of reports of misconduct in disability group homes.

Victoria has been criticised for outsourcing prison health care to private companies.

A new method could heal the scars left behind by heart attacks.

Authorities say COVID is now the 3rd highest cause of death in Australia.

Research suggests a better education can protect the gut.

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has confirmed the past 8 years have been the warmest on record globally.

Newly emerging genes show humans are still evolving.

Codeine consumption in Australia appears to have plunged after it was made prescription-only.

Feature Stories

More »

This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe. 

XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies. 

Even though many of us have been forced indoors, the COVID-19 crisis is eroding our privacy.

I am Tim Hall; a red-blooded, beer-drinking, car-driving Australian male who has no interest in watching sports – at least, not the sports played by humans.

This week marked an astounding leap forward, scientifically speaking - taking a picture of something that cannot be seen.

Archived News

RSS More »