Health

Fri 13 Dec 2019

Asthma trial could save lives

premium_icon Asthma trial could save lives

Researchers will lead a groundbreaking new trial that could save lives and significantly reduce the number of young children hospitalised with severe asthma.

Crackpot anti-vaxxers have no right to object

premium_icon Crackpot anti-vaxxers have no right to object

If you want to see what thumbing your nose at science looks like, Samoa is a miserable example. Absolutely nobody can contest vaccinating their kids anymore.

‘It was like our world was crumbling’

premium_icon ‘It was like our world was crumbling’

Tiny baby Madeline will spend her first Christmas in the hospital after being born months early. Now her mum Wendy has shared the family’s story.

Gen Z driving changes to doctor’s surgeries

premium_icon Gen Z driving changes to doctor’s surgeries

The younger generation is demanding more from its doctor’s surgeries, in a trend that will see major changes to clinics.

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Long sleepers and nappers are at higher risk of strokes

Long sleepers and nappers are at higher risk of strokes

A study has found that people who lie in, take long midday naps or have disrupted sleep all have a higher risk of suffering strokes.

Aussies donate skin for volcano survivors

Aussies donate skin for volcano survivors

Special 'allograft' skin has been sent to New Zealand from Australia to help the survivors of the White Island volcanic eruption.

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