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A disabling chemotherapy side effect in focus

Thousands of Australian cancer survivors experience chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), but little is known about its impact on a national […]

Cancer impacting Australia’s health more than any other group of diseases

Cancer is the disease group with the biggest impact on our health costing us, as a nation, more years of […]

More Australians turning to weight loss surgery

With nearly two-thirds of Australian adults overweight or obese, weight loss surgery is becoming more common, according to a new […]

Stand up for your health

Imagine a school classroom where a teacher tells its students to stand at their desks. Or a company CEO who […]

Pain: a symptom or a disease?

Countless people live with the burden of chronic pain, which imposes major public health and financial costs on the economy. […]

Use of restraints in mental health facilities

For the first time, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has published national data about the use of […]

Improving stroke data analysis

Improving the way data from patients with stroke are collected and analysed avoids misleading comparisons of hospital performance, according to […]

Liquor review must address violence

One year on since the Royal Commission into Family Violence (Victoria) report was tabled in State Parliament, leading researchers are […]

The six top chronic health issues affecting Australians: new research

Hypertension (high blood pressure), osteoarthritis, hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol), depression, anxiety, and asthma are the six most common chronic health conditions […]

Active wear helps the drive to exercise

A Victoria University study into Australia’s booming ‘active wear’ market indicates that the very act of wearing colourful leggings and […]