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.
Kobe has acute flaccid myelitis - a rare disease that affects the spinal cord and has left him in hospital unable to walk, breathe or swallow.
Three children have died with the flu in Victoria so far this year, along with 23 aged care residents.
Researchers have created a way for a smartphone to detect a warning sign of ear infections - fluid buildup behind the eardrum.
When our younger child was diagnosed, my husband and I focused on her safety, never considering that our nonallergic child might face stress.
The best way to protect against influenza is to get a flu vaccine each year - it reduces your risk by around 60 per cent.
Some kids are experiencing debilitating migraines more than once a week.
What is anaphylaxis and the symptoms? Medicos say knowing how to aid someone having an attack is as crucial as learning CPR.
A raft of changes to private health insurance in Australia came into effect on April 1. Here's what you need to know.
If you thought the practice of keeping children's milk teeth is a tad bizarre, you may want to rethink.
FPIES can be triggered by any food, with misdiagnosis leaving parents desperate for answers.
An expert suggests parents should be supervising their child's brushing until at least age six.