Published Articles

Forget singing for supper, this town is singing for a GP

Residents in the small town are taking a creative approach to lure more doctors.
12 March 2019

Dogs unleash injury risk on older walkers

It seems taking a dog for a walk in the park is, well, no walk in the park - especially for women.
12 March 2019

Nearly half of screen-detected prostate cancer cases are overdiagnosed

Researchers say they're the first to put a number on it in Australia.
11 March 2019

Ministers weigh legal ban on spinal manipulation in kids

The move follows public outcry over Melbourne chiropractor filmed dangling newborn by its ankles.
11 March 2019

GP registrars 'should not have to treat colleagues'

GPRA says 85% of registrars have been made to treat a colleague.
11 March 2019

Asthma guidelines overhaul: No meds for infants

'Vast majority of wheezing illness in infants is not due to asthma.'
11 March 2019

International Women’s Day: We celebrate Australia's pioneering doctors

Australian Doctor recalls the contributions of inspiring women in medicine.
08 March 2019

Drug-resistant STI cases prompt warning

Further spread of the infection would have implications for treatment, say researchers
08 March 2019

CAM or scam? TGA reveals the claims that didn't make the cut

The regulator refused to endorse more than 3000 clinical indications, including many that claimed to treat serious conditions.
08 March 2019

Chief Medical Officer releases winter flu immunisation program

GPs are urged to wait until mid-April before giving flu jabs so patients develop immunity before the season peaks.
07 March 2019