Health practitioners are being asked to help raise awareness of chronic wounds, especially with at-risk ageing patients.
Does alcohol contribute to PMS, or does PMS drive women to alcohol? Researchers have found the surprising answer.
A man suffered unusual consequences when participating in a hot chilli pepper eating competition.
Worldwide, overuse of inappropriate tests and treatments such as imaging, opioids and surgery means patients are not receiving the right care, and resources are wasted.
A small US study has found that non-opioid-based medicines were as effective as opioid medicines at improving chronic back, hip or knee pain.
Australia is following other countries in curbing access to codeine medications to prevent, reduce and manage codeine addiction. Resources are available to healthcare practitioners to assist with the change.
One hospital alone had $1 million in codeine abuse-related costs.
Patients with chronic health concerns will benefit from a coordinated approach to their care, with trials starting soon.
Some chronic fatigue syndrome sufferers may experience reduced fatigue thanks to a self-help exercise program.
The founder of BuddingTech, a medical cannabis technology start-up, believes an industry body is essential for providing patients, doctors and the community with the right information and access to safe and proven products.
In Koutiala, in southern Mali, severe acute malnutrition, malaria, diarrhoea, respiratory tract diseases and other so-called opportunistic infections are creating havoc in children aged six months to five years. Dr Lisa Umphrey describes how Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is working to prevent infant mortality in a region that has very few health professionals.
Full state of the art instrument reprocessing to meet the new standards arrives.
Scientists say they have found no evidence to link reported cases of two rare conditions with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, given to protect teenage girls from cervical cancer.