'It felt like a prison'
Around 6000 Australians aged under 65 live in nursing homes, cut off from their families and peers, with inadequate support for their disabilities.
Opioids – where to from here?
Opioids are among the most powerful analgesics available to medicine, but they have huge capacity to cause harm. In trying to solve one problem, is a bigger one being created?
Heart of the matter
A new study reveals that cardiovascular disease treatment over the next 10 to 15 years is to take a more personalised approach.
Let's talk about fat
What can we do about obesity and all its associated chronic health problems? Professor Michael Cowley says the condition needs to be destigmatised.
Deadly dust disease hope
A pregnancy hormone may provide the first effective treatment in combating the silicosis epidemic.
The 'hot bug' that may save lives
A bacteria that thrives in compost and manure is being groomed to take the fight to superbugs.
Nasal spray fat fight hope
A simple nasal spray may help control appetite, burn fat and reduce weight.
Dead legs tell knee tales
New research shows that, rather than single-force events, most ACL injuries are the result of continued-use damage that hasn’t repaired quickly enough.
Digging deeper on the Amazon fires
Some of the claims regarding the blazes need to be put into context. It’s not the number of fires, but rather the cumulative destruction that rightly has the world worried.
Sore spot in aged care
Using pressure injury rates to target underperforming nursing homes is critical to improving Australia’s aged care system.