Connection, or curse?
For the chronically ill, digital technologies enable comforting social interactions – but they come with their dangers.
Striking the balance
We need to look at the issue from a patient perspective. What can we be doing to support patients and safely manage their pain with opioids post-surgery.
Mate, we need to talk
As we (hopefully) start to move out of the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, there's a variety of issues we need to retain in our conversations with, and about, men’s health.
Regulating opioid supply
New rules aim to curb opioid-related deaths in Australia. These changes are a step in the right direction, but we need to tread carefully to avoid unintended consequences.
Fresh hope for 'endo' sufferers
Now that endometriosis is getting the attention it warrants, it's time for action to improve the lives of those affected.
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?
Sore spot in aged care
Using pressure injury rates to target underperforming nursing homes is critical to improving Australia’s aged care system.
Tackling pain head-on
Upcoming trials may offer hope to those who suffer from debilitating cluster headaches and chronic migraines.
Endo and the 'hysteria myth'
Clinicians need the training and support to provide better comprehensive healthcare for women with endometriosis.
Bracing for the opioid tsunami
The drug epidemic that's claimed thousands of lives in the US is swiftly becoming a threat to the health of many Australians.
The mystery of chronic fatigue
There are no approved treatments or cures, and more research is urgently needed for the debilitating illness.
Low back pain: we're treating it all wrong
Unnecessary treatments, tests and advice to rest are making the problem worse worldwide, when in reality sufferers should simply remain active.
TMS and the latest state of mind
Depression is one of several mental health conditions being successfully treated by transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Mind over matter - the dictates of pain
When it comes to understanding – and remedying – chronic physical pain, the answers could indeed be ‘all in the mind’.
It's not all about death
A palliative care doctor discusses his interactions with his patients
The hard sell of stem cells
Investigations of medical misconduct or false or misleading advertising are treated on a case-by-case basis after the patient, their family member or medical practitioner make a complaint to the TGA.
Assistant Lecturer and Research Assistant, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Professor, Addiction Studies and Services; Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Research Fellow, Department of Neuroscience
Senior Research Fellow, Social Sciences
Associate Professor, NHMRC Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist
Research Fellow, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases
Palliative Medicine Physician, Saint Vincent’s and Cabrini Hospitals
Professor of Psychiatry
Professor, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Director, Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
PhD Candidate at the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacist, Austin Hospital; PhD Candidate, Monash Centre for Medicine Use and Safety
Professor of Sociology
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
Research Associate, Health and Biofutures
PhD Candidate, School of Social Sciences.
Senior Lecturer, Curriculum and Pedagogy
Associate Professor of Sociology
Doctoral Researcher, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy
Associate Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Deputy Director, Monash Addiction Research Centre
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Senior Research Fellow, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Professor, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety