Sudden spell of intense confusion after surgery has recently been found to signal longer term, catastrophic outcomes for patients including death and dementia.
Clare Colley About one in five Australians aged 45 to 75 are at high risk of heart attack or stroke, but close to one million are failing to take the recommended life-saving medications, a new study has found.
Anna Patty Darren Saunders was looking for a cure for pancreatic cancer - but he has had to walk away from his work.
Anna Patty, Workplace Editor Thirty-eight per cent of practitioners are likely or highly likely to leave their jobs.
Julia Medew Doctors have declared war on chiropractors amid outrage over an "eye watering" video showing a Melbourne chiropractor manipulating a newborn baby's spine.
Sarah Berry The seven-minute-work out is old news. Research shows the effectiveness of going hell-for-leather for just one minute.
Harriet Alexander A record number of people were infected with Ross River virus last year in what doctors believe may be a consequence of global warming.
Julia Medew Some surgeons working in private hospitals are charging 15 times what their peers charge for the same procedure, and many have wildly different complication rates, new data shows.
Catherine Armitage In the search for a cause, psychological, social, environmental and genetic factors have all been targeted. But what if everyone's been looking in the wrong place? What if anorexia nervosa is caused by a bacterial infection?
Jane Lee, Harriet Alexander Victorian hospitals including Frankston and Casey hospitals spend the least on patient care out of all of Australia's major public hospitals, a report says.