New research suggests frequent social media may be harming teen girls' mental health.

Australian researchers need 3,000 stutterers for a study looking at genes that cause stuttering.

Japanese researchers are working on ways to select the gender of human offspring.

There are promising signs for a chlamydia vaccine after recent clinical trials.

An Australian health expert says there are still some deliberate efforts being made to exclude women from leadership roles.

An online drug company has been hit with a $10 million fine for its expensive ‘wonder drugs’.

The latest IPCC report suggests mankind may have to change the way it eats.

Australians with a disability have an opportunity to share their experiences as part of a new review of NDIS wait times.

Having medical students wear a ‘fat suit’ can help destigmatise obesity, German researchers say.

Experts say compulsory sports carnival participation could put children off exercise for life.

HealthEngine - an app used nationwide for a range of sensitive duties - is facing huge penalties.

Surgeons say the government must make roll bars on quad bikes mandatory.

A new, large scale study has looked at the genetic sequences of people with epilepsy.

Religious figures and medical authorities have spoken out ahead of NSW’s abortion debate this week.

New studies show AI can spot abnormal heart rhythms within a matter of seconds.

Curtin University researchers have discovered a potential new treatment for an aggressive form of pancreatic cancer.

New guidelines have been released to support transgender and gender diverse (TGD) people seeking healthcare in Australia.

The Australian Government’s ‘No Jab, No Pay’ vaccination policy may disproportionately impact low-income families, new research suggests.

Over 20,000 NSW health workers have gone on strike over safety issues.

A US judge has slashed the payout for a couple who blamed the glyphosate-based weed-killer Roundup for their cancer.

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