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Pancreatic cancer is actually four different diseases

An international team led by Australian researchers has studied the genetics of pancreatic cancer, revealing it is actually four separate […]

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 […]

How doctors communicate directly affects patient outcomes

The way a doctor collaborates with their hospital peers can significantly impact patient outcomes, a University of Sydney researcher has […]

More Australians using Dr Google

Five million Australians pay for a doctor’s visit in an average four week period—but an increasing proportion of them are […]

TGA Safety warning for Viagra 007 tablets

Viagra 007 tablets pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken. Viagra 007 tablets are not […]

Updating medicine ingredient names

Over the years, some medicine ingredient names in Australia have become out of date. By using old ingredient names, the […]

Link between type 2 diabetes and incontinence

The theme for World Diabetes Day 2015 is Healthy Living, and its key health message aligns perfectly with that of […]

Mitochondrial DNA mutations affect male and female fertility and ageing

Research indicates for the first time that mutations within the DNA sequence of mitochondria impact on the energy producing capacity […]

TGA Warning on Bushen Famous Men capsules

Bushen Famous Men capsules pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken. The Therapeutic Goods Administration […]

New treatment for older men with ‘slow flow’ problems

Up and down to the toilet at night? Slow flow? Bladder never feels empty? A study by urologist and UNSW […]