Published Articles

Why GPs should say thank you to Sussan Ley

COMMENT: Some people might suggest federal health ministers are a waste of time. Here's one argument in their defence.
20 February 2019

AHPRA wants to list doctors' aliases on med register

The regulator says practitioners have taken on false names to hide their identities.
20 February 2019

Chiro under investigation over 'disturbing' baby video

The video shows the chiropractor dangling the two-week-old baby upside-down.
20 February 2019

Enterovirus linked to coeliac disease

Uncovering the trigger factors for those prone to the disease could inform future preventative strategies, say experts.
20 February 2019

Anaesthesia has 'no lasting impact' on kids' brain development

However, the safety of longer or repeated exposures is unclear, say researchers.
19 February 2019

'Gaining health': RACGP calls for new language around obesity

The college says 'well-intentioned but insensitive' comments are harming patients.
19 February 2019

A tribute to Australia's longest practising doctor - Dr Neville Rothfield

He started treating patients when doctors first began prescribing a genuine wonder drug: penicillin.
19 February 2019

No more 'open body orifices': TGA revamps CAM indications

Watchdog uses CAM experts for advice on dubious claims.
19 February 2019

Board plans tougher stance on doctors who offer CAM

The proposal would cover the gamut from herbal remedies to experimental stem cell treatments.
18 February 2019

Age no barrier for knee replacement, Aussie research finds

Being under 50 or over 90 were previously considered contraindications for the surgery.
18 February 2019