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Online test can prevent heart disease deaths

Widespread use of a simple online assessment tool could prevent thousands of Australians dying from heart disease, according to a […]

Almost half of Australians confused about sunscreen

New Cancer Council research shows that Australians are becoming increasingly misinformed about sunscreen, prompting skin cancer prevention experts to bust […]

Access to mental health services through Medicare on the rise

Close to 10% of the Australian population accessed Medicare-subsidised mental health services in 2015–16, according to a report released recently […]

One hour of exercise a week can prevent depression

Even small amounts of exercise – from as little as one hour per week – can offer significant protection against […]

Misuse of over-the-counter painkillers costing Australia millions

A University of South Australia study looking at the health impacts of over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers has revealed the high costs […]

Ausganica Soothing Herbs Toothpaste Recall

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Trueway International, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling all batches of Ausganica […]

Managing your diabetes online

People with diabetes will have the opportunity to learn how to manage the complex condition through Curtin’s latest Massive Open […]

Rapid flu detection trial

With the flu season in full swing this winter, USC’s Clinical Trials Centre is working with doctors at Buddina and […]

Brain ‘switch’ tells body to burn fat after a meal

Scientists at Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute have found a mechanism by which the brain coordinates feeding with energy expenditure, […]

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 […]