Most people don't know if they have a hidden extra organ. But they're surprisingly common and usually harmless, writes Michelle Moscova.
A drug that lowers blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes has been revealed to also significantly reduce the risk of both cardiovascular and kidney disease.
Why do increasing numbers of Australians require disability support pensions for psychiatric conditions, when the prevalence of underlying mental health symptoms has not changed?
When doctors struggle with health issues, the human side of the care they are trained to give suffers, and so do we as patients, writes Alex Broom.
Research conducted by UNSW's Black Dog Institute has found a direct link between physical exercise and improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr Simon Rosenbaum explains.
Survivors of traumatic brain injuries might have behavioural issues or have problems holding down a job for years after a blow to the head or a bad fall, write Travis Wearne and Emily Trimmer.
Thousands of Australian cancer survivors experience chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), but little is known about its impact on a national level.
Even many years after discharge, people who have been psychiatric inpatients have suicide rates about 30 times higher than the rate of the general community, new research finds.
New research into the health of newly arrived refugee children in Australia gives us clues about how we can help all refugee kids, writes Karen Zwi.
Thanks to their brazen overconfidence, mediocre men are being promoted to senior roles ahead of vastly more qualified women, writes Darren Saunders. But a reckoning is coming.