Research presented at the Dietitian Association of Australia’s national conference has shown one in five ACT aged care residents are malnourished.
Multiple Sclerosis Australia has real reason to celebrate World MS Day on 29 May after the announcement of a $1 million investment by the Australian Government to its research arm, Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA).
Kidney Health Australia has called for increased education, awareness and support to aid in the early detection of chronic kidney disease.
The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) will celebrate the important work of pathologists during its inaugural Pathology Day today.
The latest data released by the Private Health Insurance Administration Council (PHIAC), shows private hospital cover has reached a new high, with almost 10.8 million Australians covered.
A new General Movements Assessment (GMA) is being rolled out across Australia to identify babies at high risk of cerebral palsy.
The hospitalisation rate for Australians with osteoarthritis has risen by 25 per cent over the 10 years to 2010-11, according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
Middle-aged women who have depression are almost twice as likely to have a stroke as women the same age who are not depressed, according to new research from The University of Queensland.
British Standards Institution has announced it has completed acquisition of NCS International (NCSI), a wholly owned subsidiary of The National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia.
A world-first study led by the University of Melbourne has revealed Kava could be an alternative treatment for hundreds of thousands of Australians who suffer from Generalised Anxiety Disorders (GAD).
Early results of a new clinical trial uncovering the health effects of a sitting too much at work will be revealed at the Heart Foundation National Conference in Adelaide on Thursday.
Leading Aged Services Australia (LASA) CEO Patrick Reid says the Budget 2013 has no real surprises, nasty or nice for the age services industry.
University of Sydney research published in the latest Medical Journal of Australia indicates that cyclists who don’t wear a helmet are almost six times more likely to suffer head injury than those who wear protective helmets.
Cancer Australia has been awarded a $2.4 million grant over four years to collect, collate and report national data.
One in eight people having a heart attack wait 24 hours before going to hospital and a quarter wouldn’t call and ambulance for a heart attack.