A new study has found that pets have a unique ability to improve communication among people with aphasia, a language difficulty after brain injury.
A single dose of psilocybin, administered alongside psychological support, was safe and well tolerated in a group of 10 adult women with anorexia.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released updated dietary advice involving fat and carbohydrate intake.
A Flinders University led trial involving self-managed exercise and nutrition intervention has found encouraging results in helping to reduce frailty.
Aspartame is an artificial sweetener widely used in various food and beverage products since the 1980s, including diet drinks, chewing gum, gelatin, ice cream, dairy products, breakfast cereal, toothpaste and medications.
In Conversation provides a glimpse into the life of an 'outlier' — an exceptional person going above and beyond to improve outcomes in their field. Read about Fleur Wood, CEO of South Pacific Private, a treatment centre for addictions, trauma and mental health issues.
The popularisation of 'gut health' by food industry and popular media appears to have overtaken what we actually know from science, writes Dr Georgina Williams, an accredited practising dietitian.
New research reveals that rural experience could be the key factor in increasing the number of health workers in Australia's rural and remote communities.
After decades of little innovation with new treatment options, Australia's mental health sector is experiencing a major paradigm shift, with the introduction of medicinal psychedelics.
The Nous report reveals that despite the high disease burden in rural populations, they experience a health expenditure shortfall of $6.55 billion.
The RANZCP has emphasised the importance of a "safety first" approach to protect some of the most vulnerable people in the community.
BMI has long been used by doctors as the standard method for measuring health — and often still is. But...
Criticising the populist 'war on drugs' approach as "pointless", the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has called for action to stem the number of drug-induced deaths in Australia.
For registered specialist plastic surgeons, looking for signs of mental health issues has always been an important part of training.
Over 200 delegates are expected to attend the 9th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium, held from 20–21 June in Canberra.