Breast Cancer Network Australia has called for more funding for allied health outpatient services in public hospitals and an increase in the Medicare rebate for allied health.
Greg Hunt backs the release of a framework for assessing the mental health of young Australians, while Climb for Mental Health showcases the importance of moving onwards and upwards.
New guidelines have been issued for Australian GPs that will hopefully help reduce dementia rates nationally.
The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 saw 450 attendees descend on the Darwin Convention Centre.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has thrown up examples of failures in care for people living with dementia, but there are plenty of cases where age services are leading the way in setting best practice standards for meeting the needs of older Australians with dementia.
Divorcees are about twice as likely as married people to develop dementia, a Michigan State University study has found.
Australian men are living longer than any other group of males in the world, research from The Australian National University shows.
With about $20 million a year spent on anti-dementia medications and almost 95,000 people with dementia hospitalised, more needs to be done to provide quality health care, advocates say.
The high levels of sugar, saturated fat, salt and kilojoules in many favourite products on supermarket shelves are potentially making us sick, with a possible "tsunami of dietary ill health" coming our way, researchers say.
Understanding what good quality of life means to aged-care consumers could assist economic evaluation of services, researchers say.
Harnessing culinary skills to improve the quality of hospital food can deliver cost savings and better quality of care.
One in four Australians with MS surveyed for a national research study report having unmet medical and allied health service needs.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has launched the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights second edition. The Australian Digital Health Agency has launched a new My Health Record Mental Health toolkit.
A new screening method is breaking down cultural barriers to improve cervical cancer prevention.