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Does getting fit and eating better help you drink less?

Could winning a battle with alcohol be helped by eating your greens and walking more? A national QUT study is […]

Use of palliative care medicine services increasing with expenditure up by 80%

Over the past 5 years, Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) payments for all palliative medicine specialist services increased by almost 80%. […]

Workplace drinking program a stone cold success

A Flinders University program tackling the impact of drinking on Victorian workplaces has reduced incidences of binge drinking and coming […]

Poor sleep: sorting fact from fiction

Purveyors of sleep-inducing gadgets, therapies and pharmaceuticals have convinced a lot of us that we’re sleep-deprived insomniacs who need help […]

How robotic surgery and imaging are advancing healthcare

New facilities unveiled at the Institute of Academic Surgery put Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney at […]

Government’s subsidised dental care plan

The University of Sydney’s Dean of Dentistry, Professor Chris Peck has cautiously welcomed the federal government’s plan to spend $5 […]

Cervical cancer screening saving lives

Nearly 6 in 10 women continue to participate in cervical screening programs in Australia, according to a report released today […]

Gender differences in mental health policy

Women experience higher rates of depression, anxiety and eating disorders than men but constantly fall through gaps in the health […]

Science on the move for health

Medical researchers have confirmed that by taking an additional 3,500 steps and spending an extra 45 minutes on the move […]

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. […]