Researchers have found a way of simplifying the diagnosis of diabetes in Indigenous Australians living in remote health care settings, according to a study published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
A history of chicken pox is very likely to predict immunity to varicella zoster, according to latest research from Monash University.
More than 60,000 Australians are estimated to have reduced or discontinued their use of prescribed cholesterol-lowering statin medications following the airing of a two-part series critical of statins by ABC TV's science ...
New research suggests GPs need more support to help them meet national guidelines to tackle obesity.
In a letter to the Medical Journal of Australia published today, a Monash University-led team is asking for hepatitis C virus patients to gain improved access to drugs to prevent liver related deaths.
Around one in five Australians aged 45 to 74 are at high risk of heart attack or stroke within the next five years but almost one million of them are not receiving the currently recommended combination of medications, a ...
The quality of prostate cancer care is improving according to new Monash University research published today in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Three years after the launch of the roadmap to close the gap for vision, progress has been made but "much remains to be done", according to the authors of a Perspective published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia.
The first Australian study on how end-of-life care doctors use the term "futile treatment" to make decisions on whether further treatment should be given when a person has no hope of recovery and death is near, has been published ...
Australia's investment in life-saving health promotion programs now lags well behind many other comparable Western countries, public health experts say.