If you have a family member with an allergy, a simple trip away can be life-threatening.
A new study suggests that parents who wash their dishes by hand, rather than in a dishwashing machine, may unwittingly lower the likelihood that their children will develop allergies.
One-fifth of Australian children, many with cold, angry or overprotective parents, are at serious risk of adult mental illness, says a new study.
Wellington, New Zealand: An 18-year-old university student saved the life of a stranger – and was so overcome that he burst into tears on the kerbside.
Imagine being trapped in a body where your brain activity is so disturbed and unpredictable that you seizure for several minutes at a time, in several different ways, for several episodes a day.
Health authorities recommend people have the flu vaccine now to be protected when the flu season hits in July.
Some kids embrace ill health, lying regally on the couch accepting cooling face washers and soothing icy poles. Not my child.
A 10-year-old Hamilton girl has bravely pledged to shave her hair off to support her younger sister, who has to have her arm amputated due to a tumour.
I knew something was wrong with my son. Some days he just didn't act right. He was hyperactive and angry. He would not cuddle or let me hold him longer than a few minutes, and he refused to wear clothes. If I tried to discipline him, he would sit and rock back and forth.
A tech-savvy four-year-old boy has saved his mother's life, unlocking her smartphone and calling his dad after her found her passed out on the floor.
A mum describes the misery of an elusive diagnosis.
The parents of a six-year-old Perth boy with brain cancer have voiced their anguish at him being forced into chemotherapy.
A Perth court has ordered a six-year-old boy to receive chemotherapy for a brain tumour after his parents refused treatment.