The effects of child abuse linger in the bodies of victims long after they've grown up, an Australian psychiatrist says.
Parents, cut yourselves some slack. Doctors say letting your child cry itself to sleep is no reason for you to lose any yourself.
The type 2 diabetes pandemic demands a radical change in treatment, experts say.
Anxiety was constant for 22-year-old Steph Ewing's family during her final days.
Thousands of women claim talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer, but research into a potential link has produced mixed results.
It's the charity that literally puts children back together again.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has vowed to look into suggestions there has been another payroll debacle in the state's health system.
The NSW Ambulance service has apologised after it took at least 45 minutes to respond to an alleged hit-and-run collision that killed a woman in Sydney's west.
Monash University lecturer Maria Strydom is thought to have died of altitude sickness while attempting an ascent of Mount Everest.
Canberra women are travelling to Queanbeyan to access medical abortion drugs through the mail, a telephone provider of those drugs says.
Talking about his sex life is not a comfortable prospect for Tom Spillane, but this anxiety pales in comparison to a gnawing fear that dogged him for much of his 20s.
An elderly man has become the fifth person in Sydney's inner-west to be diagnosed with legionnaires' disease as the state health department battles to contain the deadly outbreak.
It was a massive blow to the Waratahs' star playmaker, but Kurtley Beale's knee injury could have been far worse.
Women who gain weight between pregnancies could be putting their babies at risk, an Australian-first study has revealed.
St Vincent's Hospital is screening patients for a superbug that can kill up to half the people it infects after the bacteria was discovered in an elderly patient who had surgery there six months ago.
The future can be excellent but only if we choose to make it so CSIRO seer tells medical conference.
A new study has challenged conventional thinking about when to induce babies.
"She said the chiro had to sneak in like some sort of criminal and pretend to be a visitor because the hospital won't let her do her work."
Treasurer Scott Morrison has dismissed criticism of the continued freeze on Medicare rebates, suggesting that doctors would be compensated by the government's centrepiece company tax cuts.
Health Minister says she found out about a legionnaires' death on TV news.
Forget the bedroom.
We're a sunburnt country full of pale people, so it's important to try and keep out of the sun and regularly check your skin for anything unusual.
Australia's love affair with booze is waning, with more than half of us now supporting tax rises.
'This isn't a magic bullet,' says the lead scientist of the study. 'We're just learning how to do this.'
Health authorities are scrambling to contain the most fertile legionella season in recent history.
A chiropractor accused of dangerously manipulating a newborn baby's spine in an "eye watering" video that went viral has been temporarily banned from treating children.
''Something in me knew something was going badly wrong,'' the health minister says.
Rusted-on older smokers are resisting stubbing out their cigarettes, as younger generations drive a dramatic drop in smoking rates, NSW Health data reveals.
Why on earth is the Coalition controlling rents?
Australian doctors are being urged to scale back their prolific prescription of antidepressants as more research suggests the drugs have been oversold.