Paramedics are the 'forgotten profession' within health care, and are not receiving enough help to overcome psychological injuries caused by their work.
Regular exercise is healthy — but obsessive-compulsive exercise is frequently driven by an underlying eating disorder.
A diet low in fruit and vegetable consumption may account for millions of deaths from heart disease and strokes annually.
Virtual reality can transport aged-care residents to another country, all from the comfort of their armchair. It's fun, blended with therapeutic benefits.
A $29 set of exercise peddles is more effective at knee replacement rehabilitation than traditional rehab programs, and could save Australia $25m a year.
You are your own most important patient — take care of yourself first so you can better help others. We identify the signs to watch out for.
Women who start their period later, go through menopause earlier or have a hysterectomy may have a greater risk of developing dementia.
New Australian research has found that 2 in 3 patients do not tell their doctor what complementary medicines they are taking, creating interactions risks.
For many elderly, the thought of entering a nursing home is akin to going to jail. But is it possible to reinvent the aged-care sector? The answer is yes.
Within two weeks of a conviction for similar behaviour, a counsellor again alleged he was a 'psychologist'.
A new UNSW-led study has found that one in four students are experiencing depression, but most are reluctant to seek help.
A new study finds that naturopathic treatment results in clinically significant benefits for a range of conditions, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
An increasing number of health sector organisations are holding their conferences in the Northern Territory, providing educational and cultural benefits.
Providing a culturally safe environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elders is both appropriate and respectful. But how can we ensure this occurs?
A unique social skills program has helped one young man with autism gain independence and build confidence, much to his and his family's delight.