The father of a seriously ill NSW teenager who had an unsuccessful operation for a congenital heart defect says he is overwhelmed at the outpouring of support to help fly his daughter back to Australia.
A Bangladeshi father dubbed “Tree Man” for massive bark-like warts on his hands and feet will finally have surgery to remove the growths that first began appearing a decade ago.
When to slip, slop, slap is about to become clearer as new guidelines aim to relieve confusion about whether Australians should spend less or more time in the sun.
At least 16 more people have starved to death in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya since the delivery of aid earlier this month, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says.
Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley demands private health insurance companies provide more information to justify premium increases.
Brazil’s President says the country is losing the battle against the mosquito spreading the Zika virus, as experts warn the Olympics could fuel the disease’s spread.