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Leave the job at work to ensure better health and sleep

Feeling tired, sluggish and sleep-deprived? The culprit could be work-creep, according to new research from the University of South Australia. […]

Income and wealth affect the mental health of Australians

Australians who have higher incomes and greater wealth are more likely to experience better mental health throughout their lives, new […]

Telemedicine a healthcare ‘gold mine’

A James Cook university researcher says telemedicine is providing better care at lower cost for diabetes patients in rural and […]

Hep C treatment must respect patient needs

A new UNSW Sydney report says health care systems must remain relevant to and respectful of people living with hepatitis […]

Our health report card is in – and here’s what we can learn

Australia is generally a healthy nation but there are some key areas where we could do better, according to the […]

Multiple chronic diseases leave patients with adversely high costs

Current strategies for treating patients with several chronic diseases are putting an unnecessary financial burden on countries’ health systems and […]

Call for urgent boost to men’s health programs

Australia is well placed to make further advances in the field of men’s health but must make some urgent adjustments, […]

A quick walk on your lunch break could significantly help Australia’s physical …

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that small increases in our levels of […]

Non-beneficial hospital treatments cost millions

Non-beneficial treatment of patients who are at the end of their life costs Australia approximately $153.1 million a year, 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 […]