It is hoped that a trial due to start next year, and involving about 20 Australian children with cerebral palsy, will show the benefits of using stem cells from their own umbilical cord blood to treat the condition.
New research suggests running may slow down the ageing process, but a Sydney academic urges caution.
Science tells us that exercise can make us smarter. But is it the exercise or a placebo effect that's improving our minds?
A key finding that a doctor has a duty to help strangers who are not their patients has been overturned in the Supreme Court.
A new study by researchers in Portugal and the Netherlands has found high levels of air pollutants in gyms.
The NSW Premier says his government is considering growing its own marijuana, as part of a clinical trial that the government's medical advisers have advocated be extended to child patients.
It's killed more people than SARS or bird flu, and has one of the highest mortality rates in history. But how serious a threat is Ebola?
HUNTER New England Health (HNE Health) has set a date to discuss the closure of the Nita Reed Community Dialysis Centre in Taree.
A person's stance while texting could be putting 27 kilograms of strain on their neck.
Some scientists are suggesting it is time for a "radical rethink" of advice to steer clear of sunlight.
News for across the Mid-North Coast, regional Australia and beyond.
THE 2014 Manning Great Lakes High Schools Technology Display and Awards opened today at the Manning Regional Art ...
There was a large turnout on Saturday for a peaceful protest against CSG.
Another warm day is in store across the Mid-North Coast. It's also White Ribbon Day.
Enjoy these photographs from the Fairfax network of newspapers along the Mid-North Coast.
THE WINGHAM Museum recently received a valuable donation of a Victorian shawl that dates back to at least ...