A new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), The health of Australia's prisoners 2012 shows prisoners experienced relatively high rates of chronic disease, communicable disease and mental health issues.
Culture, Anti-racism and Rights at the Centre of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan24 July, 2013 by Petrina Smith
Congress and the National Health Leadership Forum (NHLF) support the priorities and vision of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan released yesterday..
Neuroscience Research Australia’s new $54 million Margarete Ainsworth Building was officially opened in Sydney today.
To improve health outcomes for men, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has drafted a resource to help health practitioners discuss Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) testing with patients.
A study of 13 emergency departments across seven countries suggests there should be more focus on the needs of frail older people.
For the first time, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has published information on seclusion in mental health facilities.
University of Queensland (UQ) researchers have found human brains ‘divide and conquer' when people learn to navigate around new environments.
An inaugural national summit involving 120 Aboriginal men from across Australia is currently being held to identify ways to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander males in remote communities.
Diagnosing epilepsy has taken a step forward with the development of a new auditory display technique known as sonification.
New research from the University of Adelaide indicates children's obesity could be inherited from the sperm of obese fathers.
Australian scientists are helping to unravel the links between a person’s brain chemistry, genes and their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
New statistics from the National Heart Foundation of Australia show heart attack death rates have dropped 39 per cent in the last decade.
Funding for Commonwealth Home and Community Care (HACC) funded services has been extended for a further year to ensure older Australians continue to have access to services.
Children with arthritis could one day receive more targeted treatment thanks to potential markers for the severity of the disorder discovered by researchers at the University of Adelaide and Women's and Children's Hospital.