HPV screening is more effective at detecting precancerous lesions than pap tests, backing a new national cervical cancer screening program.
Julie Power Blake Darragh was eight weeks old when he developed nappy rash "almost like a chemical burn". It took more five months of pain and discomfort before experts at The Children's Hospital Westmead diagnosed a very rare, fast growing and highly malignant childhood cancer.
Kate Aubusson Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children will no longer be able to enrol children to childcare, with the state government closing the "conscientious objector" loophole.
Kate Aubusson Five patients who received cornea transplants have contracted a fungal infection from tissue donations supplied by the NSW Eye Bank.
Kate Aubusson Siena's family paid $250,000 for to send her to a US eating disorder clinic. Now a Sydney program is offering young patients the same treatment for a low fee.
Liana Walker A study has found those in disadvantaged areas are 1.7 times likely to get head and neck cancer.
Louisa Gordon The Australian health system is now spending just over $200 million each year on the diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.
Isabell Greigeritsch, Stamatina Hasiotis New rules around coughing and sneezing suggest the best way is to use the crook of your arm to prevent germs spreading further than necessary.
Patients waiting for elective surgeries with some of the longest wait times, including hip and knee replacements and cataract extractions, are set to benefit from a $3 million funding injection into specific local health districts.
Kate Aubusson Questions are being raised about the way NSW Health handles psychological injury claims, with internal documents showing employee's claims are sent to the department's lawyers before medical experts.
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