The Albanese government has suggested that elderly Australians should bear a greater share of the costs for aged care.

Experts have re-established communication between the brain and spinal cord to allow a paralysed person to walk again.

The plan to implement 60-day prescriptions has triggered a heated discussion regarding potential medicine shortages.

Local neuroscientists have shown how vitamin D deficiency affects developing neurons in the brain’s dopamine circuit.

Experts are calling to regulate the alcohol industry’s influence on health policies.

New research has revealed features of early human brain development are mimicked in the brains of marsupials.

A failed antibiotic could be given new life as a weed killer.

Advanced techniques have been used to create new skin-like wearable technology.

A new report shows NSW hospitals’ struggles during surging COVID-19.

Queensland's forensic testing services are struggling to process a backlog of over 10,000 cases awaiting DNA testing, the state says.

Peel Health Campus, located south of Perth, has diverted patients to other hospitals after the recent discovery of mould in its air conditioning system.

Australia has expanded protection for critical technologies on national security grounds.

Healthcare workers are on strike in NSW.

Australian experts have shown that techniques initially developed for astronomy and ecology can be used to study the microenvironment of solid tumours.

Despite significant efforts, Australia’s roads are not getting safer.

A new study suggests YouTube is not good for the brain.

The Albanese government says it is addressing a growing crisis in the aged care sector by allowing priority visa processing for foreign workers.

After four years of hearings, the disability royal commission has wrapped up.

The ACT government has announced plans to take over Calvary Public Hospital in Bruce.

The Commonwealth has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over PFAS contamination caused by ...

Personalised mRNA vaccines have shown promise in pancreatic cancer treatment.

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Health authorities, politicians and scientists have been slowly introducing the world to the concept of ‘One Health’ - an all-inclusive approach to health that extends from the human body right through the global environment. 

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. 

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