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Gender differences in mental health policy

Women experience higher rates of depression, anxiety and eating disorders than men but constantly fall through gaps in the health […]

Are you exercising right?

Exercise Right Week is May 23-27. Exercise is a vital part of healthy living; however, one size doesn’t fit all […]

Managing Migraine during Pregnancy and Lactation

According to doctors at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, medications and treatments long considered safe to treat pregnant women with […]

Specialist Breast Surgeons reach significant milestone– Monitoring the Quality …

Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ) is the primary group of surgeons treating patients with breast disease, both […]

Better grasp of ‘nerve pain’ in arthritis

Women who have arthritis commonly have ‘nerve pain’, related to degeneration of their nervous system, which is associated with greater […]

Taking the fight to ovarian cancer

The latest research into genes and tumour mutations may offer new hope in the fight against one of the most tragic and challenging cancers […]

Collaboration helps consumers to ‘choose wisely’

Healthdirect Australia has joined forces with NPS MedicineWise in support of the Choosing Wisely Australia® initiative which is designed to […]

How doctors communicate directly affects patient outcomes

The way a doctor collaborates with their hospital peers can significantly impact patient outcomes, a University of Sydney researcher has […]

Fallopian tube removal lowers ovarian cancer risk

A University of Queensland gynaecological researcher and cancer surgeon is urging women facing hysterectomy – surgical womb removal – to […]

Real acupuncture no better than sham acupuncture for treating hot flushes

A new study has revealed traditional Chinese acupuncture treatments are no better than fake acupuncture for treating menopause symptoms. But, […]