AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy is in a coma after catching the bat lyssavirus - only the third ever confirmed case in Australia.
Kids' games like skipping and jumping have benefits for grown-up bones, too.
Kerryn Phelps never baulks at a battle, but her own ill health brought some fundamental changes.
JACK MacMILLAN drowned in a metre of water in his backyard, a short distance from his mother, who never let him or his sisters in the pool unsupervised.
A federal court ruling that human genes can be controlled by private companies has led cancer advocates to call on the federal government to intervene.
More patents over human genetic material could be granted after a landmark ruling in the federal court in Sydney on Friday morning.
Could an Indian herb or an extract from the bark of a French pine tree help keep our brains in good nick as we age?
ALCOHOL and processed food companies are employing the same tactics as Big Tobacco to increase their profits at the expense of people's lives, health experts say.
Drinking too much Coke killed mother of eight Natasha Harris, a New Zealand coroner has found.
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