[caption id="attachment_6263" align="alignright" width="110"] Minister for Health Peter Dutton[/caption]
On the back of the success of the recent G8, the the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) is lobbying Prime Minister Tony Abbott to to place dementia prominently on the G20 agenda, when it is held in November.
The World Cancer Report, released today for World Cancer Day, shows that cancer is the biggest cause of mortality globally, responsible for 8.2 million deaths per year and rising.
In its bid to prevent another fake Tahitian Prince scandal, the Queensland Department of Health is adoping a zero tolerance approach to fraud, misconduct and corruption in Fraud Awareness Month.
Targeting treatments for patients with Parkinson's disease may be more possible with a surprise discovery made by UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute (QBI).
With excessive consumption of alcohol a concern in the community, AMA Victoria is proving to patients and themselves that a month without alcohol is just what the doctor ordered by participating in FebFast.
[caption id="attachment_6626" align="alignright" width="145"] Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash[/caption]
A Griffith University and Gold Coast Health program to help teenagers better manage diabetes has seen success on the Gold Coast.
Health professionals are being urged to take the pledge to fight antibiotic resistance after new research shows making a public commitment leads to significant improvements in antibiotic prescribing.
The National Heart Foundation of Australia has appointed former Victorian SES Chief Mary Barry as the charity’s new National CEO.
The medical workforce is continuing to grow, with increased supply across all regions of Australia, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
One of the pharmacy profession’s most popular education tools, the Annual Gold Questionnaire, is available exclusively online at the PSA website and will be available until 1 March 2014.
A University of Queensland researcher is developing a “Trojan horse” non-toxic treatment for human breast cancer.
Despite changes implemented last year to modernise and clarify diagnostic boundaries for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there is still a 'grey zone' which could lead to both over and under diagnosis, according to a new overview of autism.