Professor Emeritus Simon Chapman explains why anecdotes aren't strong evidence when it comes to quitting smoking.
Australian men with a recent diagnosis of prostate cancer that require active treatment, as opposed to careful monitoring, are often not given all the options available to them, writes Associate Professor Sandra Turner.
A perfectly customisable pillow and an autonomous UAV-based system that will detect airborne pathogens were the winners of this year’s student innovation challenge.
A study has found adult children of Australian Vietnam veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are between three and six times more likely to have PTSD. The study coincides with Vietnam Veterans Day on 18 August.
Take part in Australia's Biggest Smartphone Survey - an online project for National Science Week led by cyber-psychology expert from the University of Sydney, Dr Andrew Campbell.
From the bitter cold of Antarctica to the scorching sun of Jordan, Dr Gillian Deakin has always taken her extensive medical knowledge and skills where they’ll do the most good. This is a doctor with a difference.
After 20 years of study, Dr Stuart Grieve has a comprehensive knowledge of what radiology can reveal about the human body. His current work at the Charles Perkins Centre involves trialling a dramatic new advance imaging technology.
Cardiologist, Dr Rosemary Hackworthy, has developed her skills alongside the great advances in imaging technology. Once the only female cardiologist in Sydney, she has helped pioneer important imaging research.
Leading Australian clinicians, consumers and policy makers have launched a call to action to address the problems of overdiagnosis and related overtreatment.
The changed definition of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) harms women and brings no clear benefit, say Australian scientists in today’s British Medical Journal.