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ABC health reports

The cocktail party problem 29/12/14


Beyond the pill 22/12/14


Prostate MRI - A game changer 15/12/14


How you get to work, your health and are liveable cities really liveable 15/12/14


Top 10 subsidised drugs in Australia 08/12/14


Clinical practice guidelines for PSA tests for prostate cancer 08/12/14


Cancer treatment in Australia 08/12/14


High levels of anxiety may increase the risk of stroke 01/12/14


Health care improvement for atrial fibrillation patients 01/12/14


The effectiveness of aspirin in the prevention of heart disease 01/12/14


Whooping cough vaccinations for pregnant women 24/11/14


Deep brain stimulation for Tourette syndrome 24/11/14


Acute stroke care 24/11/14


Lung cancer screening 17/11/14


Flavourings in electronic cigarettes may pose a risk 17/11/14


Antibiotic resistance 17/11/14



Evaluating the risk of ovarian cancer before surgery 10/11/14


Endometriosis 10/11/14


Colorectal cancer screening 10/11/14


Genetic causes of complex diseases 03/11/14


Diabetes and tuberculosis link 03/11/14


Medical use of cannabis 27/10/14


Inherited heart disease 27/10/14


Geographic distribution of autism 27/10/14


Young people affected by cancer 20/10/14


Smoking cessation after cancer 20/10/14


Familial pancreatic cancer 20/10/14


The Ebola virus - an overview 20/10/14


Spousal diabetes risk 13/10/14


The Healthy Kids Check 13/10/14


Food allergies 13/10/14


Management of personality disorders 06/10/14


In memory of Professor Tony McMichael 29/09/14


Health spending growth in Australia in 2012-2013 is the slowest since the 1980s 29/09/14


Health care variations according to a recent OECD report 29/09/14


A link between infant colic and migraine headache 29/09/14


Combating the obesity epidemic - part two of two 22/09/14


Combating the obesity epidemic - part one of two 15/09/14


Unexplained medical symptoms - a panel discussion 08/09/14


Stem cell medicine 01/09/14


Colorectal cancer mortality after polyp removal 01/09/14


Clin Trial Refer app connects patients and doctors with clinical trials 25/08/14


Circulating tumour cells 25/08/14



A call for clinical cancer trials to be more efficient 25/08/14


Salt intake research 18/08/14


HIV and lower risk of multiple sclerosis 18/08/14


Changes needed in blood pressure treatment 18/08/14


Autism rates steady for the past 20 years 18/08/14


Treatment with alteplase for acute ischaemic stroke 11/08/14


Palliative care communication 11/08/14


Breast cancer risk in families with mutations in PALB2 11/08/14


Pregnancy_spacing 04/08/14


International spread of wild polio virus 04/08/14


Genetic data for cancer research 04/08/14


Participation of patients in decision making about their health 28/07/14


Paracetamol ineffective for acute low back pain 28/07/14


Family medical history screening questionnaire 28/07/14


Cancer support programs 28/07/14


AIDS 2014 - Panel discussion from the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne 21/07/14


Stroke in Australia report 14/07/14


Female sexual health after weight-loss surgery 14/07/14


The effect of breastfeeding on infants 14/07/14


A new test may help breast cancer patients most at risk 14/07/14


Shared decision making between patients and doctors 07/07/14


Fibromyalgia 07/07/14


Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus 30/06/14


Marfan's syndrome 30/06/14


Dizziness 23/06/14


Screening for heart disease 16/06/14


Red meat and the risk of breast cancer 16/06/14


Anti-smoking education 16/06/14


Steroid injections given for premature babies are linked to mental health risks 09/06/14


Long-term unemployment may accelerate ageing in men 09/06/14


A link between ADHD and obesity 09/06/14


100th anniversary of the Medical Journal of Australia 09/06/14


Smoking during pregnancy and vitamin C supplementation 02/06/14


Healthcare variation in Australia 02/06/14


Can cancer be prevented 02/06/14


The use of physical therapy for hip osteoarthritis 26/05/14


Treatment of patients with chronic heart failure and other multiple chronic diseases 26/05/14


Disrupted sleep may accelerate cancer growth 19/05/14


Atypical spots are responsible for close to half of all melanoma deaths 19/05/14


The 'Wonky Health' project 12/05/14


Patients' decision-making about their health management 12/05/14


Heart attacks in young women 12/05/14


Gender differences in health care spending 12/05/14


New treatments for Hepatitis C 05/05/14


Cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis 05/05/14


Breast cancer and stress 05/05/14


Why cranberries can prevent urinary tract infections 28/04/14


Whiplash treatment study 28/04/14


Fixed-dose combination therapies 28/04/14


Wound care 21/04/14


New criteria for vascular cognitive disorders 21/04/14


The tick-tock of the biological clock 14/04/14


Unlocking the secrets of the brain 07/04/14


Pollution and autism spectrum disorder 07/04/14


Health anxiety, personality disorder 31/03/14


Treatment of infections in intensive care units 24/03/14


The link between acid suppressing medication and vitamin B12 deficiency 24/03/14


Bacterial infections and cancer 24/03/14


Surgeons' reactions to surgical complications 17/03/14


Regulation of unregistered health practitioners 17/03/14


Are physicians more emotional than surgeons 17/03/14


Hospital funding 10/03/14


High protein, low carbohydrate diet 10/03/14


Bacteria in the gut 10/03/14


Combating prostate cancer 03/03/14


Cancer of the appendix 03/03/14


Brachytherapy for prostate cancer 03/03/14


Economics of DNA 24/02/14


Decoding DNA 24/02/14


Hearing and the cocktail party problem 17/02/14


Beyond the pill 10/02/14


Privacy in health care 03/02/14


Genotyping 23 and Me 03/02/14


Vitamin E and Alzheimer 27/01/14


Mapping Alzheimer 27/01/14


An unexpected connection Gout and Parkinson's 27/01/14


Active Memory 27/01/14


Breast cancer in Australia Breast cancer genetics 20/01/14


Breast cancer in Australia Screening mammography and over-diagnosis 13/01/14


Diabetes related amputation 06/01/14