A new magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) technique has been developed that will potentially reduce the need for women at risk of breast cancer to undergo preventive mastectomies.
The Australian Dental Association (ADA) is calling for the introduction of an oral health scheme focused on disadvantaged older Australians.
Victoria's Chief Health Officer, Dr Rosemary Lester has advised two patients have been isolated at Victoria's Royal Children's Hospital and are being tested for Ebola
Health and nutrition expert Professor Mark Wahlqvist has had research published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, which shows a growing awareness of the ecosystem-dependent nature of human health.
Pharmacists in hospital, community or academic settings, can now access the 23rd edition of the Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary and handbook (APF23).
Public consultation has been launched by the COAG Disability Reform Council to discuss quality and safeguards for the NDIS.
The discovery of listeria in a dessert product served in Victorian hospitals has promoted the Department of Health and Human Services to issue a directive to discard the product.
Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital have published a landmark study which heralds a new era in stroke treatment across the globe.
Western Australian legislation has been passed to recognise pharmacists as authorised immunisers.
The University of Adelaide has conducted one of the largest population health studies in rural Australia, highlighting an issue with bone and joint problems.
The Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, has announced changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee.
Australian researchers have had their research on mortality and vascular events in men and women with type 1 diabetes published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.
Severe Behaviour Response Teams will be established across Australia to provide advice to residential aged care providers needing assistance in dealing with people with severe symptoms of dementia.
First year Nursing and allied health students in Victorian universities are invited to apply for the 2015 'Give Them Wings' health scholarship.