The action plan that saves lives when disease breaks out
Since the beginning of 2018, Australia’s health authorities and experts have grappled with outbreaks of hepatitis A, measles and listeria. The listeria...
Coffee cancer scare a ‘storm in a teacup’
Does coffee cause cancer? Recent US headlines might lead the unfortunate consumer of too many long blacks to worry that it does: “The chemical in...
Australia prepares as US suffers ‘worst flu season in a decade’
The US is suffering one of its worst flu seasons in almost a decade, triggering concerns among Australian health experts as the southern winter looms. In...
Manuka honey: The spin versus the science
It’s the Rolls-Royce of honey, claimed to deliver anti-ageing, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer protection – but does manuka honey live up to the...
From ovarian cancer to ultra-marathons: One woman’s long journey
It started as a light-hearted challenge between mums watching their kids one weekend at Nippers and will culminate in a Sydney mother taking on the...
Aboriginal elder Aunty Josie Agius dies aged 81
The respected Aboriginal elder Aunty Josie Agius has died at the age of 81.
Sod turned on airport’s first five-star pet hotel
Any profit from the hotel will be directed back into Guide Dogs South Australia.
Get children outside to help prevent myopia
Kids need to be outside for 10 hours a week at least to help prevent myopia or short-sightedness.
Blood test hope to predict Alzheimer’s
Melbourne researchers have developed a blood test to diagnose early onset Alzheimer's disease.