The body produces its own natural defence against HIV, scientists have found, and harnessing this under-used weapon could change the way we treat the virus and prevent it from spreading.
Andrew Taylor Leading drug experts have called for more money to be spent on treatment and prevention to tackle illicit drug use.
Andrew Brown New treatment options for hepatitis C has given Canberra resident Kerrie McKenzie a new lease on life.
Georgina Connery Tens of thousands of elderly Australians are hospitalised each year for fall-related injury but PhD project being undertaken at University of Canberra hopes to put prevention in the palm of people's hands.
Inga Ting A 16-year-old girl with autism who has been living in Australia for eight years could be deported within weeks because she failed immigration medical assessments and the Assistant Immigration Minister has refused to intervene.
Ebony Bowden, Rania Spooner The head of Australia's peak medical body has branded a petition that claims changes to cervical screening will put women's lives at risk, as well intentioned but "woefully misinformed and misguided".
Julia Medew It started as an embarrassing joke. Shane Barnbrook accidentally swallowed a chicken bone while eating dinner and he knew it would have to come out.
Lucy Cormack Drug trial studies that are sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry are more likely to favour a sponsor's product.
Rania Spooner and Carolyn Webb Victorians struck by the Ross River virus outbreak - including a doctor who says he was infected by a mosquito in Melbourne's northeast - have described how debilitating symptoms are interfering with their lives.
Amy Remeikis When Ann Maree Mulders woke up still feeling unwell, she didn't know 11 centimetres was about to change her life.
Abortions remain a crime in Queensland after bills by the Cairns MP were withdrawn.
“Downturn? What downturn?” might be the motto of one of Eastern Australia’s largest mining exhibitions with Mount Isa’s ...
PROFESSIONAL photographer Kate Glover is among 10 semi-finalists in her category being considered as Queensland’s Young Achiever.
It wasn’t quite the TV show Robot Wars but there were plenty of young robot warriors putting their ...