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.
Verbally abused and threatened in stores, Chinese personal shoppers — known as daigou — are feeling the brunt of what they claim are "biased" media reports and negative public perception.
Patients taking the drug report fewer relapses, less brain atrophy, slowed progression of the disease an improved quality of life.
Months behind schedule, Queensland's first licensed medicinal cannabis farm has started growing plants with the aim of manufacturing medicines from early next year.
Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction is under-diagnosed, but roughly 10 to 20 per cent of people without asthma have it, including Belinda Smith.
Strong medications normally reserved for the very mentally unwell are being used too often and freely on elderly patients, causing damaging side effects and premature death.
When Roseanne Barr tweeted a racist comment, she initially blamed Ambien. Now Elon Musk has name-dropped the drug in an emotional interview with the New York Times. So what is it and why does it keep making the news?
Diabetics across Australia are struggling to source an essential piece of equipment used to monitor their health.
Dr William McBride is credited with sounding the alarm about birth defects caused by the drug thalidomide. But Dr Norman Swan says his career was marred by taking credit for others' insights and producing fraudulent evidence.