Scientists have synthesised an anti-inflammatory tick spit protein for the first time.

Experts say they may have found Australia's first transmission of the drug-resistant Candida auris fungus.

An international research team has created an artificial eye which mimics the shape and composition of the human retina.

Doctors say single-use metalware is both a cost and a liability for Australian hospitals.

A federal agency has admitted MyHealth records have been targeted by hackers.

Experts say mental health issues among police officers are a major concern.

New evidence shows high antibiotic use in remote communities.

Law reforms in Victoria have made it easier for people to change their birth certificates.

Queensland’s voluntary euthanasia laws have been deferred until after the October election.

Dozens of nations have backed Australia's push for an independent inquiry into the COVID-19 outbreak.

A new report shows ‘Dr Google’ is almost always wrong.

Researchers are working on new prosthetics that restore sight by delivering visual information directly to the brain.

The ‘extra-medical’ use of opioids is costing Australia around $15.7 billion and causing more than 2200 deaths a year.

A new study looks at the value people place on having their genome sequenced for medical purposes.

Researchers want to talk to teens in COVID-19 lockdown for a mental health impact study.

A simple saliva test developed in Queensland has detected early throat cancer in a person who had no symptom and no clinical signs of cancer.

Researchers have made recommendations to manage the mental health of frontline medical workers during viral outbreaks.

Experts have issued a warning about the vulnerable technology at the heart of Australian health systems.

Research has revealed how the influenza virus hijacks human defences.

Health authorities say the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed fundamental gaps in Aboriginal health care.

Melbourne hospitals have recorded a significant increase in the number of people experiencing family violence, and the state hopes a new campaign will help.

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