A call to replace cigarettes with e-cigarettes has been made, following research showing thousands of lives could be saved.
The common brain chemical serotonin may be contributing to sudden infant death syndrome.
A new program will create personalised medical solutions for children with cancer.
The app will help women with ovarian cancer self-monitor their treatment and results, and fund further research.
By the age of 45, childhood cancer survivors may experience nearly twice as many chronic health conditions as the general population.
This is the first time in 30 years that a substantial breakthrough has been made in triple negative cancer treatment.
Study raises concern over melanoma diagnosis accuracy.
Queensland has the highest incidence rates for major cancers in men and women, and there is a 20% lower incidence of breast cancer for females in very remote areas, when compared with the major cities.
Early detection, more personalised decision-making and prevention strategies for carriers of the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations are now possible, thanks to a long-term study that followed almost 10,000 women for up to 20 years.
Australian and Japanese researchers have been investigating carbon ion therapy, an advanced form of cancer treatment being proposed for introduction in Australia.
This new imaging technique assists surgeons to effectively remove all tumours during initial breast cancer surgery.
While e-cigarettes may expose users to fewer toxic chemicals than conventional tobacco, questions remained unanswered.
This successful safety study sets the stage for phase II clinical trials into the effect of high-dose vitamin C on overall lifespan and quality of life for patients undergoing radiation and chemotherapy.
To avoid the occurrence of and to treat already existing pressure sores, researchers at Fraunhofer IIS, Germany, in collaboration with five partners in the INSYDE research project, have succeeded in developing the technological prototype of an intelligent and adaptive mattress.
A small study published in The Lancet involved 14 patients who began experiencing phantom limb pain soon after arm amputation and had not benefited from other treatments.