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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.
A history of chicken pox is very likely to predict immunity to varicella zoster, according to latest research from Monash University.
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.
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 ...