Inga Ting Nearly half a million premature deaths in Australia could have been prevented with the right healthcare and government policies, new research from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has found.
Julia Medew Health Editor Seven years ago, Lia Ward had a sliding doors moment that probably saved her life.
Amy Corderoy This week saw a major victory for cancer patients and advocates who fought to regain control of their genes. But in the fast-changing world of medical research, who will own the rights to future discoveries?
Catherine Armitage Partner phubbing - snubbing your partner by constantly checking your phone when you are with them - can damage your romantic relationship, and lead to depression, US researchers have warned.
Harriet Alexander No states or territories outside Tasmania have centralised electronic systems that capture in real time which controlled drugs have been prescribed and dispensed to individual patients.
Amy Corderoy A 69 year-old pensioner has succeeded in a David-and-Goliath battle against a multinational corporation that claimed a patent over her genes.