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.
The cutting-edge tools could greatly expand our understanding of different species' immune systems, and also help humans prepare for future disease outbreaks.
Vitamin D has been shown to regulate the function of 229 genes in humans, suggesting that it plays many roles in maintaining health.
Australians choked through a smoke-ridden summer during the bushfire crisis. But many of us are unaware of the silent damage indoor wood fire heaters are doing to our health.
We show that minute amounts of cancer DNA can be detected in blood more sensitively than ever before.
Over a 26 year period, cancer diagnoses have risen by 22%, but deaths from cancer have decreased by an equal amount.
Whether you like the taste of rocket or not, these leafy greens actually have many health benefits, including anti-cancer properties.
We've known for some time type 2 diabetes causes a range of health complications, like heart disease. But now we're starting to see people with diabetes are more likely to get cancer and dementia too.
As people return to work after the lockdown, there's more reason than ever to promote active commuting.
Lack of training and skills among those who work in the area may lead to LGBT people receiving poorer palliative care.
Tiny parts of our genome once thought useless are being turned into ways to diagnose and treat disease.