Drug trial studies that are sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry are more likely to favour a sponsor's product.
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.
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.
Kate Aubusson An extra 40-minute stroll every day could mean fewer days in hospital for older Australians, new research shows.
John Collett More young adults are living at home for longer, not able or willing to leave the nest.
Kate Aubusson A school breakfast program in western Sydney is not about a one-off free meal. It's about educating families that healthy eating can be easy and cheap.
Andrew Brown Canberra will play host to its first TEDx Youth event on Sunday, a series of TED talks entirely organised by students.
John Collett Chartist Richard Pritchard takes line honours at the close of the four-week Shares Race as his decision to back gold pays off.
Kate Aubusson The AMA says Australia's public hospitals – in every state and territory – are in a constant 'state of emergency' due to inadequate funding and over-stretched resources.