Overseas surrogacy arrangements are taking place in an unregulated environment that is exposing babies and the women who carry them to a higher risk of bad health outcomes, a study shows.
Australian culture is marinated in alcohol, but where do we sit in the worldwide list of biggest boozers?
A compound found in marijuana could soon be trialled on young Australians to prevent and treat psychosis after European research suggested it could treat schizophrenia with fewer side effects than other drugs.
It’s probably been a few years since you sat in a sex-ed class in high school, learning about all the different contraceptives and how they work.
A $7 GP fee would make the health system less sustainable by preventing patients from seeking treatment for chronic illnesses, requiring more expensive hospital care down the track, a Senate committee has found.
A proposal by doctors to exempt pensioners from a $7 GP fee has been rejected by Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who has also signalled that children should pay.
Three children have tested positive for measles at an Essendon school and a further two children have suspected cases of the highly infectious disease.
Overseas-born Australian residents can expect to live longer than those born in Australia, data to be released on Thursday shows.