Published Articles

Plastic surgeons call for ban on 'cosmetic surgeon' label

It comes as Supreme Court allows class action against major cosmetic corporate.
11 December 2018

Childhood seizures linked to later mental illness

Those with both febrile seizures and epilepsy have almost three times the risk of developing schizophrenia in adulthood, study says
11 December 2018

1 in 3 young women with heavy periods have underlying bleeding disorder

Study findings are a reminder to investigate the condition thoroughly.
11 December 2018

Obesity inquiry supports GP calls for chronic disease item

MBS rules need rewriting to clarify that obesity is a disease, select committee says.
11 December 2018

MenACWY shortages will persist into the new year

It had been hoped the issue would be resolved two months ago.
10 December 2018

After-hours GP corporates struggling to recruit doctors

The corporates' headaches will only get worse in the new year, says NAMDS president.
10 December 2018

Dump the apps: automated instruments 'no good for melanoma'

Doctors who perform examinations to detect the skin cancer should instead be trained in dermoscopy, according to new guidelines.
10 December 2018

Medicare relief for patients with severe eating disorders

Doctors will be able to refer for up to 40 psychological services and 20 with a dietitian each year.
10 December 2018

Christmas on Nauru: Govt winds down clock to delay refugee Bill

Dr Phelps' medivac Bill is blocked as time runs out on last sitting day in Parliament.
07 December 2018

Australia's allergen monitoring not up to scratch in the face of climate change

The nation is highly vulnerable to more thunderstorm asthma events and needs better equipment to track allergens, says researcher.
07 December 2018