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Better care for diabetes patients

Diabetes is the epidemic of the 21st century and the biggest challenge confronting Australia’s health system with around 1.7 million […]

How a nurse’s smart phone could prevent stroke

One in four strokes – Australia’s second largest cause of death and disability – is caused by atrial fibrillation (AF) […]

Cancer investigations should consider evolution as a cause

The reasons people and animals develop cancer in some organs but not in others may have more to do with […]

On track to eliminate HIV transmission by 2020

NSW is on track to virtually eliminate HIV transmission by 2020 as an expanded PrEP trial, led by the Kirby […]

Improving access to continence information

One in four Australians aged 15 and older is incontinent. And don’t assume they’re all infirm and elderly; those most […]

New drug approved for HIV prevention

The Kirby Institute at UNSW has welcomed the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s approval of antiretroviral drug Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Australia. The Kirby Institute […]

Breakthrough may stop multiple sclerosis in its tracks

An international research team has demonstrated that a new plant-derived drug can block the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS). University […]

Australia making no progress to prevent obesity, alcohol harm

Australia’s investment in life-saving health promotion programs now lags well behind many other comparable Western countries, public health experts say. […]

Asthma action plans and what to do in an asthma attack: Dr Peter Bremner

Asthma action plans detail what to do in an asthma attack and when to use medications including preventers and relievers to control asthma symptoms.
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Asthma treatments and correct inhaler technique: Dr Peter Bremner

Transcript I’m Peter Bremner. I’m a respiratory physician and I’ve been part of the Advisory Board for about 10 years. […]
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