Engineers have developed a chip embedded with lung cells that can simulate the effects of smoking.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) has denied an alleged cancer link from exposure to toxic chemicals in an F-111 jet fighter program.

The Australian Red Cross Blood Service has hit by been one of the largest data breaches in Australia's history.

Research has revealed a big divide in Australian health.

The CFMEU is seeking a black lung levy for Queensland ­mining companies to pay their victims, reports say.

Experts want to use autonomous drones to deliver medical supplies to remote communities.

Analysts say the alcohol industry is reliant on harmful drinking behaviour.

Dentists are again calling on the regional city of Cairns to fluoridate its water.

The leaders of a brand new field say ‘psychobiotics’ could change the world.

Seventy-six cases of the Zika virus have now been diagnosed in Queensland.

Aboriginal children are being hospitalised for...

The AMA has recommended GPs increase their fees for standard consultations.

Consumers lack proper knowledge about the use of over-the-counter drugs, experts say.

Queensland has passed laws allowing Queensland GPs to prescribe medicinal cannabis for patients.

As modern humans and Neanderthals interbred, a new study says their genital warts came together too.

Scientists say Tasmanian devil milk could have incredible medicinal properties, for anyone bold enough to gather some.

Japanese researchers have produced fully functional eggs from skin cells.

SafeWork SA has been warned of dangers created by overcrowding at Adelaide's Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH).

An SA politician says NDIS clients still wait up to a year for coverage even after being approved for funding.

Paramedics are demanding better insurance payouts ...

The Australian Council of Social Service says there are now more kids in poverty than at any other time this decade.

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