What was shown on Four Corners was cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment – if not torture.
The National Health and Medical Research Council call for public submissions on whether sex selection should be allowed without a medical reason recognises changing social attitudes.
The risk of harm in sex selection stems from the fact that parents don't desire any child, they want a child of a particular sex, who is to remain within the limits of binary gender roles.
National Disability Scheme
The National Disability Insurance Scheme has been heralded as the most significant reform since Medicare. So what is it again, how will it work and how can you apply to get funding?
Donald Trump wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act and allow insurers in one state to sell in another. Do his ideas hold up?
A new research paper has found some cancers aren't picked up by GPs in the first or second appointments, but it's because cancer is usually an unlikely explanation for a patient's symptoms.
Genes are important in predicting the risk of myopia, but they alone cannot explain the epidemic.
Recent cases of black lung in Queensland coal miners after many years of no known cases have raised important questions about control of dust exposure in coal mines.
The most common complaint is conflicting advice, as well as staff who are "bossy, judgemental and inaccessible" and who undermine women's confidence.
News reports this week hailing a breakthrough in Alzheimer's research, saying a vaccine for the disease is a few years away, have raised hopes for many. But let's take a step back from the headlines.