Doctors tend to overestimate how good their treatments are and underestimate the harms that come from them. But many studies have shown knee arthroscopy to be no more effective than fake surgery.
Reporting of recent studies may have caused alarm that brain injuries cause dementia. It just increases your risk.
A new ad campaign from Coca-Cola shows they're trying to push a "sugar in moderation" line, while many of their products still contain far too much.
New South Wales could provide the blueprint for Australia when it comes to including health at the forefront of legislative reform, urban planning and infrastructure assessments.
Even the experts almost always get it wrong when trying to explain how weight loss happens, write Ruben Meerman and Andrew Brown.
A new Centre of Research Excellence in mental illness and substance use is one of 36 UNSW projects or fellowships funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council, to commence in 2018.
To create urban environments that promote good health, we should start by engaging more closely with residents themselves, write Susan Thompson and Gregory Paine.
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.
Leading scientists, including Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty, are calling on the Australian government to urgently fund research into the impact of climate change on human health.
It's time we saw past the mental illness in people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to check their physical health too, write Simon Rosenbaum, Katherine Samaras and Scott Teasdale.