Julia Medew Australian researchers are confident they have found a blood test that could help prevent stillbirth, a tragedy that affects millions of people globally every year.
Julia Medew Pregnant women are being urged to avoid chemicals commonly found in many plastics, foods and cosmetics after an American study found they may increase the risk of premature birth.
Julia Medew Australians are likely to face price rises for their medicines in coming years if intellectual property proposals contained in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement go ahead.
Julia Medew Male breast cancer sufferer says campaign networks have become an industry for women.
Julia Medew Leading doctors have called for an independent reappraisal of a powerful prostate cancer study after a review found it may have misled men into believing PSA screening tests can save lives.
Julia Medew Screening heavy smokers annually for lung cancer could save 1500 lives a year in Australia - but could also lead to scores of false positive results and unnecessary biopsies, doctors say.
Julia Medew Screening heavy smokers annually for lung cancer could save 1500 lives a year in Australia, but it could also lead to scores of false positive results and unnecessary biopsies, doctors say.
Julia Medew, Amy Corderoy A baby's neck has been broken by a chiropractor in an incident doctors say shows the profession should stop treating children.
Julia Medew and Amy Corderoy A Melbourne infant's neck was broken during a chiropractic adjustment that went horribly wrong.
Julia Medew Hundreds of Australian men are suffering serious infections from prostate biopsies because most hospitals are yet to embrace a new way of doing the test that substantially reduces infection risk.
Julia Medew Doctors want laws introduced to allow them to prescribe antibiotics to sexual partners of people diagnosed with chlamydia, even if they do not physically examine these patients.
Julia Medew Hawthorn Football Club has thrown its weight behind a young Australian father's extraordinary race against time to access a potentially life-saving drug.
Julia Medew Teenagers and men in their 20s and 30s are having controversial prostate cancer tests in a de facto screening program that is worrying some Australian doctors.
Julia Medew Australians in their 20s and 30s are gaining weight at an alarming rate, increasing their risk of developing diabetes and heart disease, a study has found.
Julia Medew One third of women who have first birth through IVF conceive again naturally within two years.
Julia Medew One in three Australian women who have their first baby with the help of infertility treatments become pregnant again without any assistance within two years.
Julia Medew Medicare is failing an increasing number of Australians.
Julia Medew Australians with chest pain and other signs of a heart attack are receiving disturbing variations in care at different hospitals across the country, which may be jeopardising care, experts say.
Julia Medew Australian researchers have found promising new targets for a vaccine to prevent malaria, a disease that kills more than 600,000 people every year.
Julia Medew Doctors and midwives say more women should be given access to publicly funded home births with hospital back-up after a study found they were associated with low rates of harm for women and their...