Published Articles

Fake drugs – the global racket putting lives at risk

It's claimed up to 10% of medicines used worldwide are counterfeit.
07 December 2018

Sixth case of HIV in patient taking PrEP

The US patient reported good adherence to PrEP in the 'extremely rare' case.
06 December 2018

GPs urged to prescribe omega-3 fatty acids in pregnancy

The call comes as a Cochrane review reports the supplements clearly lower the risk of preterm birth.
06 December 2018

GP widows speak out on suicide at emotion-charged meeting

'I was frustrated by platitudes and the fragmented approach used to support doctors.'
06 December 2018

'We doctors are hurting': AMA boss slams mandatory reporting law

Dr Tony Bartone says the proposed legislation will only have negative consequences.
05 December 2018

Refugee kids receive cash settlements over poor healthcare in detention

The government failed to protect the siblings from psychiatric harm, says family.
05 December 2018

Medicare claims being rejected due to little-known new rule

GPs say they weren't told about changes to the item descriptor for UV phototherapy.
05 December 2018

Laid bare: Sex workers report rising demand for condomless sex

Criminalisation of sex work makes it harder to say 'no' and keep the client, says expert.
05 December 2018

'Missed opportunities': GPs criticised after teen suicide

No detailed history was taken despite 17 conversations with doctors in nine weeks.
04 December 2018