Published Articles

Cerebral palsy is declining and symptoms are milder

The trend follows efforts to improve the management of high-risk pregnancies, says expert.
04 December 2018

Student with cerebral palsy calls out med school 'disability bias'

There should be at least 10 places a year for aspiring doctors with disabilities, she says.
18 October 2018

Why the NDIS wobbles are troubling doctors

Five years on, there's a steady stream of worrying stories
07 August 2018

Human services bureaucrat won't rule out Down syndrome cure

A senior bureaucrat has tried to argue that Down syndrome might not be permanent, in defence of her department’s management of the Disability Support Pension.
05 December 2016

Call to fund non-invasive Down syndrome test

The non-invasive test for Down syndrome should be Medicare-funded to make it available to all pregnant women, say pathologists.
19 September 2016

GPs not providing ‘alternate duty’ sick notes: study

Some injured workers are missing out on medical certificates from GPs that provide for a graduated return to work or alternate duties after time off, Victorian research shows.
12 April 2016

How 'mind-controlled' bionic devices could help quadriplegics walk

A newly-developed device called the 'stentrode' could one day help people living with spinal cord injury to walk with the power of thought.
10 February 2016