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Opioids for muscle and joint pain in older people may be harmful

A University of Sydney study has shown that opioids offer older people with muscle and joint pain little benefit, whilst […]

Treatment for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

A new research study from the University of Sydney has found that for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, the most effective […]

Binge-watching has long-term impact

Older Game of Thrones fans planning a marathon recap before the new TV season premieres might want to reconsider binge-watching […]

Yoga riskier than thought for causing body pain

Yoga causes musculoskeletal pain in 10% of people and exacerbates 21% of existing injuries, University of Sydney research shows. Published […]

Muscle growth finding may assist with cancer treatment

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have collaboratively developed a therapeutic approach that dramatically promotes the growth of muscle […]

High-fat, high-carb diet a cause of osteoarthritis

Saturated fat is a prime suspect in the onset of osteoarthritis after QUT scientists found it changed the composition of […]

One in 10 women with a chronic condition turns to acupuncture

The ancient remedies of Chinese medicine and acupuncture are important elements of the health care choices made by women of […]

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 […]

Risk of Ross River Virus global epidemic

Australia’s Ross River Virus (RRV) could be the next mosquito-borne global epidemic according to a new research study led by […]

Online treatment could help thousands with chronic knee pain

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are calling on health insurers and government to support new remotely delivered treatment models […]
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