HPV screening is more effective at detecting precancerous lesions than pap tests, backing a new national cervical cancer screening program.
Aisha Dow Leading health organisations say obesity poses a greater risk to Australia than smoking.
Julie Power Blake Darragh was eight weeks old when he developed nappy rash "almost like a chemical burn". It took more five months of pain and discomfort before experts at The Children's Hospital Westmead diagnosed a very rare, fast growing and highly malignant childhood cancer.
Esther Han Leading cancer researchers and doctors have announced an ambitious plan to cut the childhood cancer mortality rate to zero.
Kate Aubusson A new one-stop shop clinic is keeping patients with vascular fistulas like 16-year-old Candice Murphy off the operating table.
Andrew Brown People seeking mental health treatment made up half of all deaths in 2011 and 2012, new figures show.
Kate Aubusson Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children will no longer be able to enrol children to childcare, with the state government closing the "conscientious objector" loophole.
Kate Aubusson Five per cent of patients who break a hip will die in hospital, and up to 25 per cent will die within the year as a direct result of their injury, a major audit finds.
Kate Aubusson Five patients who received cornea transplants have contracted a fungal infection from tissue donations supplied by the NSW Eye Bank.
The Department of Health have issued a Ross River and Barmah Forest virus disease risk warning.