People with type 2 diabetes should be wary of social media hype about the benefits of going on the paleo diet, a University of Melbourne researcher says.
Experts are calling for national mental health care standards to help address the significant emotional toll faced by the 65,000 Australians living with congenital heart disease.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have documented a high use of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) among Aboriginal women in WA's Western Desert region.
The quality of prostate cancer care is improving according to new Monash University research published today in 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 ...
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 ...
Australia's investment in life-saving health promotion programs now lags well behind many other comparable Western countries, public health experts say.
The total number of regular methamphetamine users in Australia is 270,000 - greater than the populations of either Hobart or Townsville.
A vulnerable group of patients may be missing out on best-practice care, according to the first detailed snapshot of heart failure across NSW and ACT, published today in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Researchers have proposed a new funding model to provide prisoners with the same health care as other Australians.