Are you a Health Professional? Jump over to the doctors only platform. Click Here
Archive

Social isolation health message fails to cut through

Social isolation has been shown to pose a greater health threat than smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise – […]

Pediatricians Screen More Kids for Mental Health Issues if Supported

A new study suggests many more pediatricians would make mental health screenings an integral part of a child’s annual checkup […]

ADHD increases the risk of sexually transmitted infection

Increasing evidence supports an association between ADHD and various health-risk behaviours. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increases the risk of subsequent sexually […]

Tamper-resistant oxycodone tablets have no impact on overall opioid use

Tamper-resistant tablets prove less attractive to people who inject drugs but have little effect on population-level issues linked to overprescribing, overuse […]

How many will access voluntary assisted dying?

“Not more than 100 people a year” will take advantage of Victoria’s assisted dying legislation, says Monash medical Professor Paul […]

Social phobia linked to autism and schizophrenia

New Swinburne research shows that people who find social situations difficult tend to have similar brain responses to those with […]

Child sexual abuse affects victim’s brain

A fresh look at neurobiological research shoots down any remaining myths that adult-child sex could be less harmful than claimed. […]

Health Tracker outlines growing health divide

Ten million Australians in low socio-economic brackets are at high risk of dying early from chronic disease, an alarming snapshot […]

Gene breakthrough on lithium treatment for bipolar disorder

Genes linked to schizophrenia in psychiatric patients suffering from bipolar disorder are the reason why such patients don’t respond to […]

New digital health program released for the LGBQ community

A new digital health program for lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer people, who are experiencing difficulties with anxiety and depression, […]
Psychiatry