Health & Medicine
Australians may be living longer, but they are also spending more time living with illness, according to a new global study.
Vietnam, where more than nine out of ten registered vehicles are motorcycles, is grappling with how to boost road safety.
New research from Vietnam shows that girls to a greater extent than boys are delivered at home, without qualified midwives or access to emergency surgery.
A protein that represses an important cell division checkpoint may have far reaching effects in cancer.
Children who learn how to swim at a young age have better visual-motor skills and mathematical abilities, says a new study.
The use of antidepressants doubled in Australia between 2000 and 2011, reveals a new study.
Scientists have discovered that a compound called cordycepin from caterpillar fungi may have anti-inflammatory properties.
An international group of scientists has identified three genetic regions that predispose Asian women who have never smoked to lung cancer.
An ingredient in green tea that helps reduce blood sugar spikes in mice may lead to new diet strategies for people, according to new research.
Japanese scientists have found evidence that people performing tasks appear to perform better when another person compliments them.