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Africa faces mental health crisis as life expectancy improves

University of Queensland researchers warn that many countries in Africa’s Sub-Saharan region could be on the verge of a mental […]

Teens tone down tanning 10 years on

Attitudes to tanning improve, but sun protection neglected New findings from Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection Survey show Australian...

Study suggests grandparents could leave a big, fat inheritance

A University of Queensland study is one of the world’s first to investigate whether obesity and chronic diseases can be […]

RCPA’S Top Ten Targets Aims to Beat Inappropriate Pathology Requesting

Today, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) unveils new guidelines to reduce inappropriate pathology testing in Australasia. ...

The link between type 2 diabetes and incontinence

One of the lesser understood consequences of type 2 diabetes is its potential to exacerbate bladder and bowel control problems. […]

Recall – may contain incorrect gel

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Discus Dental Australia, in consultation with the TGA, are undertaking a recall for certain...

Genomic Era Calls for a Giant Leap in Healthcare Practice

Today, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) together with the International Liaison of Pathology Presidents (ILPP), announces...

New report highlights impact of lung disease

A new report released today reveals lung disease contributes to more than 10% of the overall health burden in Australia. […]

Study focuses on carers after brain injury

University of Queensland researchers are examining how family members are affected when a loved one is unable to drive following […]

Coffee: if you’re not shaking, you need another cup

A team of researchers, including one from The University of Western Australia, has found there may be some truth in […]

Topical antibiotics used to prevent pneumonia in intensive care “hazardous and …

The use of topical antibiotics in clinical trials to prevent pneumonia in patients in intensive care units increased rather than […]

Virulence of killer bacteria “like roll of a dice”

An international team of scientists has uncovered a genetic switch that turns the global killer bacteria, Streptococcus pneumoniae, from a...

Study finds type 1 and type 2 diabetes are equally psychologically challenging …

New research shows that young adults with type 2 diabetes experience similar levels of depression and anxiety symptoms as young […]

RCPA Celebrates Pathology Day Across Ten Countries

Today, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA), together with the International Liaison of Pathology Presidents (ILPP),...

Social groups ward off age-related mental decline

People aged over 50 are more agile mentally if they are socially active, a study has found – and the […]
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