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One in 10 women with a chronic condition turns to acupuncture

The ancient remedies of Chinese medicine and acupuncture are important elements of the health care choices made by women of […]

The six top chronic health issues affecting Australians: new research

Hypertension (high blood pressure), osteoarthritis, hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol), depression, anxiety, and asthma are the six most common chronic health conditions […]

The Migraine World Summit 2017: Join for free!

Migraine is the third most prevalent illness in the world. U.S. studies have found that nearly one-in-four households includes someone […]

Online treatment could help thousands with chronic knee pain

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are calling on health insurers and government to support new remotely delivered treatment models […]

1 in 6 Australians have chronic back problems

An estimated 3.7 million Australians had chronic back problems in 2014–15, according to a report released by the Australian Institute […]

Taking the pain out of pain apps

Researchers from The University of Queensland are seeking public input as they develop a mobile app to help chronic pain […]

Is arthritis stopping you from getting to the toilet?

It’s Arthritis Awareness Week May 29 – June 4. Arthritis is the major cause of disability and chronic pain in […]

Pain drug in pipeline as researchers unwind marine snail puzzle

A University of Queensland researcher has made a big step toward the holy grail of biomedical science — a new […]

Australia’s use of painkillers jumps four-fold

UNSW researchers say cancer-related pain in the ageing population and chronic pain have driven a 400% increase in the use […]

Codeine-related deaths double

Codeine-related deaths in Australia more than doubled between 2000 and 2009, largely due to accidental overdoses, new research from UNSW’s […]