Six people have now died in a rockmelon-related listeria outbreak.

A large proportion of commonly prescribed, non-antibacterial pharmaceuticals appear to affect the growth of the bacteria in our guts.

AI can now diagnose and identify cancerous prostate samples as accurately as a professional pathologist.

A new study questions the concept of being ‘healthy at any weight’.

Researchers have questioned ketamine nasal sprays for depression, after a pilot trial was stopped early due to poor side effects.

Researchers have replicated a platypus milk protein in their mission to create new antibiotics.

New healthcare spending is expected after the SA Liberals claimed victory in the state election.

Some sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in Western Australia, with Aboriginal communities hit particularly hard.

An international study suggests a quarter of penis cancer sufferers do not get the recommended treatment.

Experts say the Federal Government’s health advice on PFAS chemicals must be changed.

About 5,000 Australians die of sepsis each year, but experts have outlined new measures to help reduce the toll.

Researchers have developed an online test to predict the risk of developing melanoma.

Sydney's richest suburbs have some of the lowest rates of child immunisation, according to a new report.

A Mackay hospital is testing a new drug for patients suffering from non-healing wounds.

The Federal Government has put up $2.5 million for research to combat endometriosis.

Researchers have edited-out a mosquito gene that could stop the transmission of malaria.

Australia has been ranked in the middle of the pack among developed nations on most key measures of child wellbeing.

The challenges of Australia’s asbestos legacy have been outlined in a new report.

The NDIA will spend about $420 million implementing the recommendations of an independent review of NDIS pricing.

Australian researchers have made an important step towards making human kidneys from stem cells.

New South Wales is providing the most direct access to medicinal cannabis.

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