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 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
Research Fellow, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Palliative Medicine Physician, Saint Vincent’s and Cabrini Hospitals
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
Professor, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety
Deputy Director, Monash Addiction Research Centre
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases
Associate Professor, NHMRC Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist
Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of Sociology