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Heart disease more likely to kill regional, rural and remote Australians

New research has revealed people living in regional, rural or remote Australia are 90% more likely to die from heart […]

Huge health benefits by cutting back sugar in sugary drinks

More than 150,000 Australian deaths could be prevented if the energy content of sugary drinks was cut by around a […]

Active travel could lower rates of disease

State and local government targets to get people out of cars and into more active transport would reduce heart disease […]

Cutting salt could save 3500 lives per year

Pre-packaged meals are putting Australians at higher risk of chronic diseases such as kidney, stroke and heart disease due to […]

Atorvastatin Pfizer

Generic Name: atorvastatin calcium Product Name: Atorvastatin Pfizer Indication: What Atorvastatin Pfizer is used for Atorvastatin Pfizer is used to […]

Why the definition of polycystic ovary syndrome harms women

The changed definition of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) harms women and brings no clear benefit, say Australian scientists in the […]

Hidden causes of methamphetamine-related death

Significant increases in mortality rates between 2009 and 2015 indicate a major methamphetamine problem in Australia, National Drug and Alcohol Research […]

How old is too old for cholesterol lowering medications?

The benefits of healthy older people taking statins to prevent heart disease and stroke needs to be balanced with the […]

Modest Increases in Kids’ Physical Activity Could Avert Billions

Increasing the percentage of elementary school children in the United States who participate in 25 minutes of physical activity three […]

Vaccination trial against heart disease and stroke

Melburnians are taking part in a world first trial led by Monash University that could see a simple one-off vaccination […]