Deadly dust disease hope
A pregnancy hormone may provide the first effective treatment in combating the silicosis epidemic.
The 'hot bug' that may save lives
A bacteria that thrives in compost and manure is being groomed to take the fight to superbugs.
Dead legs tell knee tales
New research shows that, rather than single-force events, most ACL injuries are the result of continued-use damage that hasn’t repaired quickly enough.
Sore spot in aged care
Using pressure injury rates to target underperforming nursing homes is critical to improving Australia’s aged care system.
Let's talk about fat
What can we do about obesity and all its associated chronic health problems? Professor Michael Cowley says the condition needs to be destigmatised.
Hospitals that make us sicker
A surprising number of people are catching pneumonia or urinary tract infections in hospital, a new Australian study shows for the first time.
Ebola bites back
Urgent action is needed to combat the second-biggest outbreak of the deadly virus that's claimed more than 1500 lives.
Greening up the health sector
Work is under way on how to best teach our future health workforce about environmental sustainability and its impacts.
The hunger games
Losing weight is only half the battle – there are also physiological challenges.
Meat substitutes and alternatives might play a positive role but they aren't going to save the planet.