Anxiety disorders are some of the most common of all brain issues, and a new study on fruit flies may have shed some light on anxiety’s most basic mechanisms.

The main doctors’ lobby is excited by a possible $7 billion emergency hospitals funding deal between the Federal and state governments.

Australian engineers have unveiled exciting new nano-tech “smart packages”, which could change the way drugs are delivered.

The Queensland CFMEU says two more workers have black lung, marking the eighth confirmed case of coal miners’ pneumoconiosis since December last year.

Two experts have debated whether doctors should boycott working in Australia’s immigration detention centres.

Victorian paramedics will receive pay rises in line with the increasingly demanding nature of their job.

A stunning piece of research has seen the entire HIV-1 genome cut out of a patient’s infected immune cells.

The National Heath and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has put up another $3.3 million for studies on illness and wind turbines.

Korean engineers have unveiled a wearable, sweat-sensing patch that can monitor and regulate blood glucose levels.

A new report says China is responsible for about ten per cent of the global warming since the pre-industrial era.

CSIRO scientists have developed a new way to harvest stem cells, which is less invasive and reduces side effects for donors.

The age of personal gene sequencing is upon us, though many people are unwilling to decode their DNA.

A group of doctors have found that patients prefer learning about their surgery from an iPad.

As the right wing faction of the LNP insists that children’s minds are being damaged by sex education, a new study says teens want more information.

The UK Government is imposing a tax on sugary drinks to help tackle obesity, leaving many to wonder if the same thing would work in Australia.

The WA Parliament has ratified big changes to the structure of Healthway, the scandal-ridden WA Government health promotion agency.

A single, enormous study has found hundreds of genes which cause five common, hard-to-treat and debilitating inflammatory diseases.

Experts have gathered data on the toll that heavy drinkers take on society.

An international team of scientists has reported a successful outcome in trials for a new method to repair congenital cataracts.

Cola-Cola has published a list of 34 Australian institutions that were given a share of $1.7 million in research funding over the past five years.

Biomedical engineers have grown functional sperm cells from stem cells.

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