Labor is defending its multi-billion-dollar pledge to provide free consultations to cancer patients after criticisms about how much it will help with patients' costs, with the Coalition slamming it as an "irresponsible hoax".
There are already bans in place in several countries after concerns linking a brand of implant and a rare type of lymphoma and doctors in Australia say they would back the Therapeutic Goods Administration if it decides to implement similar rules.
Queensland bariatric surgeon William Braun faces accusations of medical negligence and misconduct dating back more than a decade and more recent allegations regarding sexual harassment, bullying and intimidation recorded across three states and territories.
GoFundMe follows Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Amazon as it announces a ban on anti-vaxxer campaigns that spread "health claims that have not been approved or verified" by regulatory bodies.
Recording your doctor's appointment could become the next frontier for quality health care, write Amelia Hyatt and Ruby Lipson-Smith.
Rebecca Black worried her husband's life was at risk from depression but he feared the stigma of seeking help. It's a story medical professionals know all too well.
Medical professionals say more work needs to be done to incentivise the regions for locally trained doctors, rather than relying on foreign GPs to fill the gaps.
In a drawing room above his laboratory, chemist Humphry Davy threw quite the soiree. But his nitrous oxide parties were more than a rollicking good time: they led to the discovery of anaesthesia.
Regional Australians are feeling 'pill shamed' and are avoiding treatment due to the stigma around mental health medication and a lack of confidentiality in small-town pharmacies.