Health Minister Greg Hunt has apologised for verbally assaulting Katherine Mayor Fay Miller.

An artificial intelligence system has beat experienced dermatologists at diagnosing skin cancer.

Scientists say there is no evidence that vitamin or mineral pills protect against or help to treat heart disease.

A review has found significant levels of gluten in products labelled ‘gluten free’.

Experts say men diagnosed with ‘low risk’ prostate cancer are not being followed up properly.

Researchers are testing swallowable devices that can monitor gut health in real time.

New research suggests graphic cigarette-style warnings on junk food packaging would be a good deterrent to consumers when deciding what to eat.

A new program launched this week aims to improve young people’s unhealthy lifestyle behaviours.

Australian researchers have studied the link between severe respiratory infection and the development of asthma.

Victoria could put attacks on emergency service workers in the same category as murder and rape.

The Defence Department says it will widen its probe into the spread of PFAS chemicals in Adelaide.

New studies say more than a third of people have high blood pressure but many are unaware they have it.

Victoria may start prosecuting practitioners of so-called “gay conversion therapy”.

Reports say NDIS support for autistic people could be tightened.

Australian experts have looked at ways to reduce non-beneficial treatment at the end of life.

The Department of Health is looking at new ways to allow scientists to collaborate on public health research, using blockchain encryption.

A Senate inquiry has dubbed climate change a “current and existential national security risk” to Australia.

Australian women could be undergoing unnecessarily invasive hysterectomies due to a lack of surgical skills among gynaecologists.

NSW is running a trial that gives parents in regional and rural areas access to specialised support services for severe behavioural problems in young children.

The Victorian Government is considering new measures to protect paramedics.

Scientists have taken memories from one sea snail and injected them into another.

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