Broken heart syndrome is a real thing.
Dying of a broken heart is more than a myth. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy, also known as Broken Heart Syndrome, was first recognised by Japanese researchers over 20 years ago.
If proposed Victorian laws are enacted, they will be a world-first for donor-conception.
Historically, donors were told it was best they were anonymous, while recipients were told it was best not to tell their child.
We don’t know Charlie Sheen’s specific medical details. But HIV treatment is effective at reducing transmission.
Charlie Sheen’s recent announcement that he has HIV has raised concerns about whether he may have transmitted the infection to other people.
Pain doesn’t originate at the site as most think, it’s created by the brain so we protect the area that’s in danger.
Pain scientists are reasonably agreed that pain is an unpleasant feeling in our body that makes us want to stop and change our behaviour.
Tax increases are one of the most effective ways of deceasing smoking, and Big Tobacco’s Big Concern.
Raising tobacco tax is the single most important factor driving down smoking.
Charlie Sheen revealed he is HIV positive and has spent millions paying people to keep quiet. Why?
That Charlie Sheen would have to pay millions of dollars to keep his HIV status private is indicative of the level of stigma still attached to it.
Kim Kardashian neglected to mention a morning sickness drug’s side effects when she promoted it, which violated US regulations.
Pharmaceutical companies can use prescription medication ads to mislead an unwitting public for the sake of profits. While Australia prohibits such ads, the laws don't go far enough.
While women can benefit from a brisk walk, men really have to work up a sweat.
Men and women have to exercise different amounts to get the same stroke-preventing benefits.
Journalist Sarah Ferguson has spent six months on the front line of domestic and family violence.
Part one of the ABC's Hitting Home provides an insight into the work of those responding to domestic violence on the front line – including police, courts, refuges, and a specialist forensic unit.
Adolescence has always been hard, but there’s not much evidence to suggest it’s worse for kids these days.
Many adolescent pressures are age old, others newer, such as having followers on social media.