In our new study, we've found the majority of news stories are failing to cover potential downsides of early detection tests. This could be perpetuating the problem of overdiagnosis.
Nanodiamonds aren't just cellular bling: they could be used to better understand the development of cancer in our cells.
The coronavirus pandemic has driven a lot of scientific progress in the past year. But just as some of the social changes are likely here to stay, so are some medical innovations.
We should assess the pandemic’s effect in the round, beyond just COVID deaths.
Whether or not you respond to a certain medicine or therapy doesn't just depend on you. The microbes in your gut play a role in the success or failure of various drugs, including cancer therapies.
People with Barrett's oesphagus may still want to be especially careful about eating bacon.
There's no evidence perineum sunning is going to give you an energy boost, or deliver any of its other purported benefits.
The guidelines are informed by a review of the best available evidence. The less you drink, the lower the risk of harm to your health.
To better understand how cancer tumors grow, mathematicians use diffusion models.
A new discovery fuses science, serendipity and a millimetre-sized worm that is hundreds of millions of years old to help develop a treatment for phaeochromocytoma.
These caused untold health problems for Aboriginal people and Pacific Islanders who were at the highest risk of radiation
A new laser technique that measures the chemical make-up of whisky may help fight cancers.
Tattoos might be the norm, but Surface Guided RadioTherapy for breast cancer is both more accurate, and doesn't require a permanent mark.
Heart disease, cancer and diabetes all cause weaker hand grip strength.
PFAS chemicals are toxic, widespread and persistent in the environment, and the federal government has been slow to regulate them. A scientist explains why evaluating them one by one isn't working.
Phytonutrients are chemical compounds found in plants. They appear to have a variety of benefits for human health, including possibly lowering the risk of cancer and type 2 diabetes.
What is it about breast cancer that has made mastectomy and its effects so hard to discuss for over 400 years?
With all the attention focussed on combating the spread of COVID-19 it's easy to forget the other health challenges that could affect us all.
Pluralism — the active process of inclusion — could reduce disparities in some of the most pressing health issues of our time.
Many of the more harmful pesticides have active ingredients – such as glyphosate – that are banned or heavily restricted in other places, such as Europe.