While there's nothing run with taking up a new exercise or diet regime, there are a few fads at the moment that it's best to avoid – for the good of your health.
St Vincent's Health has accused Australia's largest health insurer of putting profits before patient welfare in a bristling retort to plans by Medibank Private to boycott hospitals that do not meet its conditions.
Hundreds of medical students will miss out on internships next year despite a doctor shortage that is predicted to occur within 12 years, a government audit shows.
Many of us spend the work day hunched over a computer while seated at a desk.
Doctors fear people could be put at risk by a new test for coeliac disease being offered at chemists around the country.
Almost three quarters of Victorians believe it should be harder to buy tobacco, a study says.
The heart foundation and the dietitians association of association of Australia have slammed Chef Pete Evans’ spray about the Paleo diet on social media.
People who live in low-density housing in Melbourne's outer suburbs are at risk of developing heart disease and becoming obese due to a lack of exercise, a study by the Heart Foundation has found.
This month the Federal Court decided that private companies have the right to control human genes in an important test case. A sensible win for private investment in research or a scary corporatisation of our shared genes? Jane Lyons sequences the debate.