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Julia Medew Joey Lynch thinks he is an unlikely character for a cancer story.
Julia Medew Historical reports of sexual harassment and corruption in training overseen by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons should be investigated with perpetrators held to account, a leading lawyer...
Julia Medew Complaints that female trainees were being sexually harassed by senior surgeons corruptly wielding power over their careers have been ignored by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for seven...
Julia Medew If there was ever any doubt about the magnitude of Angelina Jolie's fame, there should be no mistaking her power now.
Julia Medew Genetic tests are being used to tailor antidepressants to people's individual ability to metabolise the drugs, improving their response, research suggests.
Julia Medew Some Australian hospitals are so full that patients are waiting longer than two days on trolleys to be admitted for further treatment such as surgery, a study conducted last month has revealed.
Julia Medew Thousands of men are abandoning a controversial screening test for prostate cancer, causing diagnoses to plummet in Australia.
Julia Medew Thinking about getting a tattoo? You might want to read this first.
Julia Medew Up to 150 Australians are missing out on potentially life-saving organ donations because people's loved ones override their wish to donate their organs when they die.
Julia Medew, Health Editor The company behind the world's first drug approved to treat low sexual desire in women is hoping to bring the "pink pill" to Australia.
Julia Medew Health Editor One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines.
Julia Medew, Health Editor The appetite-suppressing power of hot chilli is being studied by Australian researchers who hope it will lead to a weight loss drug.
Julia Medew A "hidden crisis" in Victoria's public hospital system means some people are waiting more than a year to see a specialist doctor before they can even be considered for surgery and other treatments,...
Julia Medew Health Editor Playing sport with a cheap mouthguard purchased at a pharmacy or supermarket?
Julia Medew, Health Editor Hangovers are causing 11.5 million "sick days" a year at a cost of $3 billion to the Australian economy, new research suggests.
Julia Medew They are called elderly primiparae. Women who fall pregnant for the first time over the age of 35. Or in Rhondalynn Korolak's case, an extremely elderly primipara, given her first-born...
GPs do not understand medical abbreviations used by hospital doctors: Medical Journal of Australia study
Julia Medew Ever wondered what all the acronyms on your medical documents actually mean? Well, it turns out your GP probably struggles with them too.
Julia Medew It started like so many minor childhood illnesses. Leroy Scott, a healthy and robust 15-month-old boy, was clingy and quieter than usual, and he didn't want to eat.
Julia Medew Health Editor A Nepalese asylum seeker being held on Nauru with her five-month-old baby is struggling to breastfeed and says she has not been given everything she needs to safely feed her baby formula, an...
Julia Medew Health Editor A senior neurosurgeon accused of intimidating junior staff and throwing surgical instruments while working at Melbourne's largest public hospital network has cut ties with her employer.