Mandatory fortification of bread with folic acid (in Australia) and iodine (in Australia and New Zealand) was introduced in 2009 to address two important public health issues: to reduce the ... read more
South Australian company Add-Life Technologies has developed a software program that takes users through standard recovery exercises with the help of Virtual Reality (VR) lens Oculus Rift.
AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, has said that Australia needs to see a stable Government emerge from yesterday’s close election result if meaningful health reform is to be achieved.
Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) has launched a national campaign to make funding for accessible, affordable, good quality aged care services a central issue of the 2016 Federal Election.
About 1 in 200 people in Australia sought treatment for alcohol and other drug use in 2014–15, with just over half of those (54 per cent) reporting more than one ... read more
Doctors and other health workers need to have access to core clinical information in electronic medical records if the Federal Government’s My Health Record system is to deliver an improvement ... read more
THE makers of a shoebox-sized instant hot water system with a mechanism to kill legionella bacteria are targeting the potentially huge Chinese market.
A new study targeting older men with low bone mass expects to see big improvements in bone and muscle strength without the need for drugs, say Griffith University researchers.