A $29 set of exercise peddles is more effective at knee replacement rehabilitation than traditional rehab programs, and could save Australia $25m a year.
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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.
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.
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 limited study has found that chocolate may provide a simple dietary solution to the fatigue that plagues nine out of 10 multiple sclerosis sufferers.
Three new trial programs have been launched, offering face-to-face help to the elderly and their families across Australia and in selected rural areas.
A food management safety system is an investment, rather than a cost, and is essential to aged-care facilities to help avoid food poisoning incidents.
Dr Rengel spends his time flying to remote communities in WA, providing medical assistance. He shares how he combines his love of rural medicine with flying.