Experts want to ban the sale of caffeinated energy drinks to children and young people.

The Federal Health Minister wants the Tasmanian Government to explain its plan to move Royal Hobart Hospital patients from beds to chairs to free up space.

US researchers have helped mice beat their cocaine addictions using gene therapy.

Almost 900,000 people have opted out of My Health Record.

The Prime Minister has ordered a royal commission into Australia's aged-care sector.

A major Australian trial suggests taking a daily dose of aspirin does not lower the risk of death, disability or cardiovascular disease.

Experts say Australia’s health system is under strain and in urgent need of transformation.

Experts have raised alarm about “an epidemic of child abuse and neglect” in Australia.

Men in the Australia/NZ region have a 1 in 2 chance of getting some sort of cancer in their lifetimes, according to the WHO.

Vaccination rates appear to have increased since welfare payments were cut for unvaccinated children.

A new study has assessed how attractive men find a women's body odour.

Thousands of people are seeking damages over Roundup herbicides in the US, causing concern about what will happen in Australia.

A UK doctor is out to bust the myth that drinking milk creates more phlegm.

HIV advocates have condemned measures in the SA budget that cut funding for STI services.

People around the world are buying probiotic supplements to boost digestive health, but new research suggests they might not be as effective as once thought.

An investigation has found Port Pirie Hospital staff failed to provide care to elderly patient who died from a severe bedsore.

Australian researchers are training AI to spot breast cancer.

Australian researchers are finding out how the noble gases can be used to treat health issues.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a new report estimating global physical activity trends over time.

Australian researchers have identified a new superbug in hospitals that is capable of causing near-untreatable infections.

Experts have issued a warning on Medicare-funded genetic tests for breast cancer.

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