A deregistered doctor who injected huge doses of cannabis oil into two women with ovarian cancer has been reported to the police after one patient died and the other suffered major complications.
An Australian woman's exceptional survival has the potential to affect every patient in Australia within a decade.
Health authorities believe that the death of a preschooler on Sunday was not related to a gastro outbreak at their childcare centre on the lower north shore.
Herbal supplement giant Swisse Wellness has signed a multi-million dollar, three-year research deal with the country's peak scientific organisation - to investigate its own product claims.
Janelle Williams knew nothing about allergies or anaphylaxis when she walked into her doctor's practice five years ago, covered in hives, eyes swollen shut and struggling to breathe.
Young women are now as likely to be drinkers as men and face similar levels of problem drinking and related harm, researchers say.
Camilla Whittington has always been drawn to seahorses. Sure, the mysterious marine creatures are beautiful. But that's not what caught her imagination.
The number of Australians hospitalised every year after falling from a ladder has surged nearly 50 per cent over a decade, coinciding with the rise in popularity of do-it-yourself television programs, a review of medical data has found.
They say that these mothers experience a level of stress comparable to that of a combat soldier.
Nearly three times as many people die each year from falls than car crashes in Australia. Yet international experts say "fall" is often a four-letter word, something many people are reluctant to discuss with those closest to them for fear they will lose independence.
Doctors say they have borne the cost of the Medicare freeze, but soon it will be your turn.
When teenage student Breanna Johnson started her project on the brain, she had no idea of the challenge which lay ahead.
Researchers have observed for the first time how villainous cancer cells attack and destroy the bone of leukaemia patients using a new "street view' system to zoom in and spy on the invaders.
Complaints about health insurance have hit a record high, driven by one company.
Volunteers are being sought for a major new drug trial aimed at slowing or halting Alzheimer's disease.
A new study shows cervical cancer screening is of limited benefit to younger women.
Lillian Leigh's story highlights the inequities that bedevil the treatment regimes available to different classes of cancer patients.
Australian researchers have discovered that peptides contained in the milk of Tasmanian devils can kill some of the most deadly bacterial and fungal infections, including golden staph.
Kerry Moore wondered what was causing her young son's vision loss. The answer was in her pantry.
An Australian breast cancer researcher is calling for more ethnic-based studies into the disease to aid screening and treatment.
Australians and their doctors are wasting money on potentially harmful tests and treatments, including some for cancer, Alzheimer's disease, coeliac disease and sexually transmitted infections, a new report says. .
They help people in crisis every day. Now the NSW Government is improving support for emergency services staff.
Australia's drug regulator has issued a warning about women taking popular over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs like Nurofen and Voltaren during very early stage pregnancy
Ruth Budge refused to believe her cardiologist when he told her that she was at grave risk.
Even the most disciplined shoppers are failing to resist the lure of discounted junk food and sugary drinks when they're on sale.
The ACCC has finished investigating whether misleading statements were made about a price increase of Panadol Osteo.
How the development of a new medical treatment became a political battle.
Cancer does not discriminate but community awareness of it does.
Aussie men are three times more likely than women to take their own lives. Why?
Some parents do not trust GPs to manage their child's health needs and many GPs themselves are not confident treating chronic illnesses in children, research suggests.