Disease and Treatment

This moving Compass story focused on ways of dealing with infant death, either still births or babies who only live for a few hours or days.

How do you go on living when you are told you are going to die? How does a life threatening illness change you? What happens to your beliefs - relationships - and sense of self?

Whether we’re stretching our legs on a long walk or simply sitting down on a park bench, our muscles are involved in everything we do.

We meet an extraordinary young man who's highly gifted mathematically but really struggles with his people skills.

Stem Cells in the Brain
The discovery of stem cells in the brain marks a potential breakthrough in understanding the process of ageing.
Stem Cells Repair

Catalyst reassesses the conventional wisdom about prostate cancer and treatment with this special episode.
PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING

Alzheimer's Disease is the main cause of Dementia and cripples around 200,000 Australians and its only set to get worse due to our ageing population.

Kids with Aspergers or other high functioning forms of autism are classic Little Professors - they know a lot and are great on detail - but when it comes to reading other people's feelings, well, t

Winner - Australian Museum Eureka Awards 2004
Australian Government Eureka Prize for Science Journalism was awarded to[Genius of Junk] on August 12.

Do you ever worry one day you'll lose your marbles? It’s the cost of us all living longer. In our 60’s, we’ve a one in 100 chance of dementia. By our eighties, it’s one in three.