Survival rates for most types of cancer are improving despite a tripling in the number of cases in Australia since the early 1980s.
Health inequalities pose greater risk for sufferers of autism
Obesity and an ageing population point to a huge increase in joint replacement surgery in Australia
Problems with medicines are behind an alarming number of hospital admissions and visits to emergency departments each year in Australia.
Infants most vulnerable to virus-induced asthma after six months
The opioid epidemic sweeping the US has now reached Australia according to recent research.
Lack of awareness of cataract symptoms leads to fear
A seven year study involving more than 19,000 people has shown that low dose aspirin has no appreciable preventive health benefits.