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Sugar sweetened Aussies

More than half of us are exceeding the World Health Organization’s recommended daily intake of added sugars according to a […]

Insight into high suicide rate in rural areas

Newly published research around alarming suicide rates in regional areas provides an important insight into the issue. The research team from […]

Poor long-term outlook for patients with Murray Valley Encephalitis

Curtin University researchers have determined that long-term effects of the Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus (MVEV) represents a significant medical and […]

Unique smartphone app to reduce suicide deaths

Suicide is now the greatest killer of Australians aged 15 to 44 according to the latest data from the Australian […]

beyondblue’s free NewAccess program for depression and anxiety

An Australian-first free coaching program with an incredible success rate of almost 70% in treating mild to moderate depression and […]

Major breakthrough in fighting antibiotic resistance

In what is being heralded as a ground breaking discovery, scientists led by Monash and Walter and Eliza Hall Institute […]

Collaboration helps consumers to ‘choose wisely’

Healthdirect Australia has joined forces with NPS MedicineWise in support of the Choosing Wisely Australia® initiative which is designed to […]

Spotlight on failing hearts

A vulnerable group of patients may be missing out on best-practice care, according to the first detailed snapshot of heart […]

GP training needs in rural dental care

New research has highlighted an urgent need to improve training and support for GPs so they can better meet the […]

Spending on mental health services hits $8 billion

Expenditure on mental health-related services in Australia has increased in recent years, according to a new report released today by […]