B-vitamins could prevent Alzheimer's disease by reducing the loss of grey matter in vulnerable regions of the brain, researchers have found.
An Australian executive has been sentenced to 10 years jail in Dubai but his junior colleague acquitted in a spectacular climax to their four-year battle against property fraud charges.
The pay-off from helping developing countries to dig up their minerals could ''dwarf'' anything that aid might deliver, the government told international mining experts on Monday.
An Abbott government would dump the baby bonus entirely - even the reduced, means-tested payments proposed by Labor, shadow treasurer Joe Hockey has said.
Another people smuggler has been arrested by Indonesian police in the most concerted effort in years to catch and lock up those who transport refugees by boat to Australia.
Former PM changes his mind on same-sex marriage and now believes the federal parliament should legalise it.
Victoria has rated its chances of signing up to the Gonski school funding reforms as 50/50 and denied facing pressure from Opposition Leader Tony Abbott to shun a deal.
One of Australia's largest drug providers is threatening to slow down delivery times of vital medicines if it doesn't receive more money from the government.
One of Australia's biggest drug providers is threatening to slow down delivery times of vital medicines if it doesn't receive more money from the government.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard's school funding reforms have ignited a war of words in Coalition ranks, with federal education spokesman Christopher Pyne claiming Premier Barry O'Farrell was ''conned'' into ''a very bad deal'' for NSW.
UNITED STATES: At least 51 dead after tornado almost 2km wide tears through suburban area.
Magpie midfielder Dale Thomas had surgery on his injured ankle Tuesday morning, and he is likely to miss the rest ...
Daughter of the former Afghan president in the running for 'best job in the world'.