A new study from researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Baylor College of Medicine says a screening tool specifically designed to identify human trafficking could be more effective than current practices in identifying sexually exploited youths.
A new scientific survey has found the decline in insect populations is happening more quickly than previously thought and will have disastrous consequences for natural ecosystems and the food chain.
New data published on 7 February shows measles infection rates in Europe have tripled over the last year.
The US state already has some of the strongest restrictions on smoking anywhere in the world and is now considering legislation that would effectively amount to a total ban.
A potential miracle drug already used as a treatment for diabetes and other diseases has taken centre stage in the fight against ageing.
Experts are working together to improve the cancer treatment process, applying the method used in petroleum refining to soak up the side effects.
Recent studies are challenging our understanding of the condition on two different fronts.
The verdict had been awarded to 22 women who had contracted ovarian cancer from asbestos in the company's baby powder and talc products.
International humanitarian non-government organsiation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has released a report titled 'Indefinite Despair' which paints a grim picture of the mental health conditions for refugees and asylum seekers detained on Nauru.
Only nine women featured in the top 100 of the Financial Review's Young Rich List, which features the wealthiest self-made Australians.