Public patients were surprised to be transferred to a private hospital, but then they received a letter with worse news.
"Not many mothers get to test their unconditional love like this" says Rita Germanos.
A blood test to predict the risk of premature birth as early as 18 weeks in to pregnancy can detect signs even before symptoms present, according to international researchers.
It took Anna Groth five days to get the emergency procedure she needed.
Pineapples are the latest - and strangest - weapon to emerge in the global battle against superbugs which are predicted to kill up to 10 million people a year by 2050.
Inflammation could be the long-awaited explanation for why millions of women suffer with premenstrual mood fluctuations, cravings and cramps.
As many as four young people die without warning, without symptoms, every week from heart problems. In most cases, death is the first sign anything is wrong.
Bulk billing is smarter than widely realised.
The rate of all intentional deaths has declined since gun laws were introduced in 1996.
Australia is the fifth-fattest country in the OECD, yet unlike the fattest – the US – we do not define obesity as a disease.
Angry with Medibank, they went to the ombudsman for help. But they were turned back.
"If hypnosis were a medication it would already be in all hospitals."
Improved treatment could soon be on the cards for migraine sufferers.
A jump in one category of emergency department admissions has doctors worried.
Consumer watchdog cracks down as formaldehyde, acetaldehyde and acrolein are found in vaping products.
Cancer patients are being charged exorbitant out-of-pocket costs for "flashy" surgeries by surgeons who don't disclose the full financial burden or equally effective alternatives in the public system, cancer experts say.
Geraldine Hewitt searched for her anonymous sperm donor father, until a phone call changed everything.
Online tool to predict your risk launched as osteoporosis rate rises in Australia.
It was supposed to keep people out of hospital. It didn't quite work out that way.
Medibank has been accused of failing to disclose policy changes to members in a bid to boost profits ahead of its privatisation.
A Sydney hospital in 'crisis mode' will get just $1 million in next week's state budget.
Most Canberrans want 3am last drinks for bars, clubs and pubs, and many feel more threatened in the city by drunks than people high on drugs.
Australia's high rates of antibiotics misuse risk sending us back to the dark ages of medicine.
WHO says the Olympics should roll on despite Zika, but there is less consensus than appears.
Air pollution has for the first time become one of the top contributors to strokes worldwide, according to the most detailed study of global risk factors for strokes ever conducted.
A new research centre at ANU hopes to put the spotlight on cognitive health.
Do you know how many kilojoules are in that burger, pizza or kebab?
They are a new generation of problem drinkers as research reveals a rise in the number who drink dangerously.
By the time Bradley turned two he had lost the ability to speak.
A female patient missing from her ward for nearly eight hours was found dead in a toilet just metres from her bed.