Delaying a newborn's first bath by 12 hours may significantly improve breastfeeding exclusivity, and make it easier for the baby to latch.
Australian researchers found nicotine in six varieties of 'nicotine-free' e-cigarette liquids bought online and over the counter from Australian suppliers.
Patients should avoid leaving their EpiPens in hot cars in the summer as it decreases their potency, puttng patients at risk.
A new Australian prevalence study of hidradenitis suppurativa finds a high number of Australians have the devastating skin condition.
Until now, it was believed a baby's sex was determined by its X-Y chromosome combination. However, scientists have found a new influence.
A new study has found that stethoscopes are loaded with diverse bacteria, including some that can cause healthcare-associated infections.
This is the first case of a uterus from a deceased donor resulting in a live birth, suggesting more options may soon be available for infertile women.
Babies born with a vitamin D deficiency are at a 44% higher risk of being diagnosed with schizophrenia later in life, highlighting neonatal care opportunities.
A new study has found that common grooming and household products could be behind the increasingly early onset of puberty in girls.
Fragility fractures are a significant risk for the elderly, and a huge burden on healthcare facilities and the economy. A new APAC alliance seeks to tackle this.
A group of health organisations came together to run Australia's first 'Let's Talk About Cancer' pop-up shops, to great success.
Six Aussie doctors swallowed Lego heads in the name of science — and retained their sense of humour.
Australian researchers are seeking volunteers for a study that will improve early diagnosis and treatment for bipolar sufferers and help support their families.
Some 14% of mental health medications being taken by adults on the autism spectrum were given without a relevant diagnosis, and could be causing harm.