A lobby representing Australia’s medical research sector says it wants to see the $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) kept alive.

The World Health Organisation’s latest figures show more than 16,000 people have been infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa, and almost 7000 have died.

Medical researchers say they have discovered an ‘off switch’ for pain.

Experts say whooping cough rates are increasing in very young children, causing concern that current vaccine protection may be wearing off.

Experts say Australia needs to make a concerted effort to stop intentional self harm among children.

Neuroscientists say they have spotted the difference between imagination and reality in the human brain.

Researchers in the UK are working on a way to regenerate bones using nanoparticles controlled by magnets.

The Supreme Court could be close to ruling on Australia’s biggest ever food safety payout.

Australia's Foreign Minister has read out a statement criticising nations that block entry for travellers from Ebola-affected countries, like Australia.

Mum and dad investors have leapt onboard for the public float of Medibank Private, lining the Government up for a $5.7 billion sale.

A new site will build windows into the human body for local researchers.

The plague has killed at least 40 people in Madagascar in recent months.

Changes aimed at giving paramedics a much-needed rest could end up doing the opposite, Tasmanian authorities say.

A new policy will let university med school applicants find a place more easily.

Aboriginal leaders in the Northern Territory want more say in the running of schemes to help their communities, as a new report shows gaps between Indigenous people and other Australians continue to increase.

Go Home On Time Day was on this week - a day for awareness about the risks of working too hard.

Engineers have found a way to rapidly prepare frozen red blood cells for transfusion, which could make cryogenic transport even better.

Reports this week claim that powerful anti-psychotic medication is being overprescribed to Australian children.

Training is underway for Australian medical professionals who may have to fight an Ebola outbreak.

A new study suggests that playing action video games like Call of Duty can actually improve learning capability.

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