In DonateLife Week, we share the story of a young mum whose life was saved by the pure generosity of a stranger and their family.
It's described as the "worst disease you've never heard of". Just ask 26-year-old Nikki Howe. She's a Sydneysider with a wicked sense of humour, an entertaining blog, and who happens to be swaddled from head to toe in bandages because of a rare skin disorder she's had since birth.
While we take vitamins and supplements to improve our health, new research confirms they can be more of a hindrance than a help.
This mollusc's ability to hang on tight has helped create surgical glue, writes Dan Ferber.
When it comes to trouble brewing in our blood vessels we’re familiar with the image of fatty plaque sticking to artery walls and raising the risk of heart attack.
Depression sufferers may soon be monitoring their condition via smartphones and tablets using Australian-developed voice and facial recognition technology.
AFTER a two-year battle, smokers will light up their cigarettes again when dining outdoors in Parramatta, after the council surrendered to restaurateurs concerned about lost profits.
A chemical commonly found in food and drink packaging has the potential to affect embryonic brain development, say US scientists.
THE threat of asbestos from buildings ripped up by storms along the coast eased on Monday after sites at Kiama and Sydney's east were inspected by WorkCover and government officials.
Faith Aird looks at why we should do as the Romans - and reap the health benefits from a Mediterranean lifestyle.
Sunday’s d’fine Bayside Wedding Expo has everything brides-to-be need need to plan their big day.