One of Melbourne's largest public hospital services is being sued for failing to protect a suicidal father of three from taking his own life while under its care.
Melbourne researchers have discovered that people with anorexia subtly move their eyes in a jerky fashion, boosting hopes they have found a new part of the brain on which to test experimental treatments. on.
Successive governments have learned that you take on the medical profession at your peril, especially when it comes to limiting their earnings.
Drinking organic milk frees me of concerns about contamination and about cruelty to animals in the production of the regular product.
Most fish oil capsules sold in Australia and New Zealand have less omega-3 fatty acids than their labels claim, a new study shows, prompting calls for consumer watchdogs to investigate.
Can the type of clothing we wear while working out affect our fitness levels?
A high-profile anti-vaccination campaigner's tour of Australia is in jeopardy after every venue booked to host her controversial seminars pulled out.
An increasing number of Victorian GPs are being trained to discuss long term contraceptive implants with women to try to reduce unplanned pregnancies.
Making a health star rating compulsory for all packaged foods has attracted overwhelming support.
More elderly or unwell people could be allowed access to "high risk" organs that would not be considered suitable for other people under draft organ donation guidelines.