Losing as little as 3 kilograms could reduce the national disease burden by 14 per cent by 2020.
Kate Aubusson and Murray Trembath Sydney cancer specialist Dr Kiran Phadke has been cleared to return to work after spending almost 12 months at the centre of a gruelling investigation by health authorities.
Marcus Strom A public health advocate has slammed the organisation for its refusal to endorse March for Science rallies in Australia.
Julia Medew Thousands of patients are being exposed to potentially fatal superbugs because their doctors and other hospital staff are not washing their hands, new data shows.
Rania Spooner A six-year-old boy has become the first Australian to be infected with the liver-damaging virus hepatitis E by receiving locally donated blood.
Andrew Taylor The Australian Navy has been ordered to pay compensation to the widow of a sailor whose smoking habit was caused by his military service.
Harriet Alexander Some doctors have increased their fees by up to 400 per cent, knowing the bill would be footed by taxpayers and not their price sensitive customers.
Kim Arlington CancerAid app developed in Australia aims to put the power in patient's hands.
Liam Mannix Band-Aid in-store promotions asserting that the product helps heal wounds "twice as fast" could be removed from shops after its parent company refused to release research proving the claim.
Andrew Taylor Harry Mayr, a psychologist and children's author, will not be able to practise psychology for five years.