A joint letter from over 100 doctors urges Australia to protect imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Researchers have created what could be the ultimate non-stick coating.

The NSW coroner says the death of a 13-year-old serves as a reminder to clinicians not to ignore vital signs.

SA Premier Steven Marshall has allegedly criticised the release of a report into potential health department corruption.

If junk food were labelled with the amount of exercise it takes to burn off the calories, people may make healthier choices.

A new touch-screen therapy tool could accelerate the recovery of patients who have suffered a stroke.

Queensland researchers have developed new technology to produce safer ‘hybrid’ viruses at high volumes for use in vaccines and diagnostics for mosquito-borne diseases.

Experts are looking at whether summer holidays bring weight gain for kids.

Australia's top doctors say the country's public hospitals are “going backwards”.

Western Australia has voted to legalise voluntary assisted dying.

The aged care royal commission is holding its next public hearing in Canberra this week.

There are calls for chemical analysis of airborne pollution in the Queensland mining town of Moranbah.

The Federal Government denies doing a deal to secure the repeal of ‘medevac’ laws, despite strong indications that it did.

A new peanut allergy vaccine has proven successful in mice.

An emotion-sensing robot is being sent to the International Space Station to aid astronauts' mental health.

The Federal Government cannot find funding for the only peak body representing Indigenous survivors of domestic violence.

SA Health is setting up a new taskforce to crack down on corruption and maladministration.

Medical experts are calling for the health sector to disentangle from commercial interests.

Experts say private hospitals must hold ‘greedy’ doctors to account to save private health care.

CSIRO has developed a new tool that harnesses AI and Twitter for early detection of disease outbreaks.

A new survey shows a high rate of Australian doctors admit giving patients ‘active placebos’.

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