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Skydiving and rock 'n' roll parties are just some of the activities on the schedule at Australia's most innovative aged care facilities, proving they are no longer places where people go to die.
It's tee time in Barbados, home to some champion courses that offer a golfing experience for all tastes and abilities.
Do e-cigarettes deserve their bad reputation or are they a viable smoking cessation aid?
Could a cardiac condition be causing exertional dyspnoea, fatigue, a cough and a hoarse voice in a 34-year-old woman?
Australian Doctor has updated its popular quick guide to the MBS - a useful day-to-day tool for busy GPs. Download our free PDF to keep this useful information at your fingertips.
One in five elderly patients takes more than 10 prescription or over-the-counter medications, according to experts who are calling on doctors to judiciously wean elderly patients off excessive
Coeliac disease patients can overcome their gluten intolerance by being deliberately infected with hookworm, Queensland researchers have shown.
Medication errors with paracetamol are the leading cause of liver failure in Australian children, and clinicians have been warned against recommending the drug for acute paediatric viral illness.
The expansion of Australia's breast screening program to cover women aged 70-75 could do more harm than good, a Dutch study suggests.
Like all viruses, the Ebola virus has evolved since the outbreak began. So, how does this occur and how does it impact our attempts to contain the disease?
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'She needs these forms filled in……..to get the pension'. 'She' was 19-years old, surly, sullen, a scatter of tats and eyes flitting between the floor and her attending mother. 'She can’t work'. Angry
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Patients who experience atrial fibrillation after inpatient surgery have an increased long-term risk of ischemic stroke, a study shows.
A psychiatrist has revealed that immigration officials asked him to cover-up figures exposing the extent of mental health problems among children being held in Australia's mandatory detention centres.
A 75-year-old male chiropractor sought chelation therapy from a GP therapist, stating that his own GP had diagnosed advanced vascular disease. He later lost sight in his left eye.
Whatever the circumstances, crossing professional boundaries involves risks - not only for patients, who often are in a vulnerable position, but also for doctors.
You will need to learn some simple maths if you want to retire before the age of 70 - above all, you need to understand how compound interest works.
Meet four of Australia's most innovative doctors in the field of health technology, from the first virtual GP service to a device that provides real-time feedback on pelvic floor exercises, these
Written in a practical style that has direct clinical application for healthcare professionals, this portable, quick and user-friendly resource is available now, however stocks are limited.
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Welcome to the Nerve Pain Centre website. Here you will be able to access information about nerve pain, its diagnosis and treatment.
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