Establishing specialist clinics, especially in the regions, would likely liberate thousands of Australians from chronic pain, and save Australia millions of dollars, reports Krati Garg.

Protecting future fertility is becoming a key driver in the treatment of childhood cancers, as survival rates climb beyond 80 per cent.

Doctors need to learn how to help patients plan for their death before it’s too late. Kate Stanton reports on a new inititative to guide them.

The world is tired. We are not getting enough sleep. We need our sleep hygiene, less screen time and bedtime ritual.

Vaporisers and e-cigarettes are safe options that can help smokers quit tobacco, according to users and some medicos, reports Bess Maria Zewdie.

A unique band of volunteers are helping save lives in Melbourne’s Jewish community, reports Jackson Graham.

What pictures come to mind when you think of mental illness?

Incidents of food poisoning in Victoria are rising ahead of the rate of population growth, despite a major review of regulations eight years ago.

The true cost of food poisoning may be hidden, with research suggesting that long-term effects can include conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, kidney failure, arthritis and Guillain-Barre syndrome, an auto-immune disorder in which the immune system attacks the peripheral nervous system, leading to muscle weakness and even paralysis.


A commonly prescribed antibiotic might have saved Trevor Lunn’s life, but its legacy has been profound, reports Julie Milland.