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Measles on the move

Measles on the move

A recent measles outbreak in Disneyland in the US has focused health authorities’ attention on the role of international travel in disease dissemination.

Death of the autopsy

Death of the autopsy

Pathologists fear the decline in hospital autopsies will impede medical advances and see crucial expertise lost.

Better iWatch out ... there’s a tech revolution coming

Better iWatch out ... there’s a tech revolution coming

Strands of technological innovation in healthcare are coming together simultaneously to create the perfect storm for a real revolution.

An abusive relationship

An abusive relationship

With the help of her GP, a woman survives and thrives after her abusive relationship finally ends.

News

Govt vetoes $1bn boost to GP mental health funds

Govt vetoes $1bn boost to GP mental health funds

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The Federal Health Minister has ruled out diverting mental health funding from hospitals into primary and community care, despite this being the key recommendation of a national mental health review.

PBAC hits back at cancer drug hype

PBAC hits back at cancer drug hype

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Delays to PBS listings of new cancer drugs are due to the exorbitant prices being demanded by pharma companies and not bureaucratic processes, according to the gatekeepers of the system.

Chemotherapy wipes woman’s fingerprints

Chemotherapy wipes woman’s fingerprints

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Not having fingerprints can cause all kinds of problems in a world increasingly reliant on the use of fingerprint-recognition technology. See pictures of a woman who lost her's after chemo.

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Opinion

Mental health services need more money, not a reshuffle

Professor Philip Mitchell

Mental health services need more money, not a reshuffle

A leaked review of Australia’s mental health services reportedly recommends re-directing a billion dollars of funding from acute hospital mental health services to community services.

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Multimedia

'Three-parent' babies given green light in UK

'Three-parent' babies given green light in UK

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VIDEO: Britain has become the first country in the world to allow the creation of babies with DNA from three people. Wondering what is involved in the procedure? Check out this video.

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Smart Practice

Best websites for GP jobs

Best websites for GP jobs

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If you’re thinking about changing jobs, the web is one of the best places to start looking.

Relying on others for medical data

Relying on others for medical data

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A doctor gets into trouble over inadequate care of a patient with a complex medical history and for relying on nursing staff for clinical findings.

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