Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:30:00 +1000Wearable fitness trackers may hinder — not help — weight loss. Back pain managed better with cement in certain cases. Is robotic surgery worth the cost? Indigenous people have double the disease burden.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:30:00 +1000Vitamin D can prevent severe asthma attacks. Cervical treatment before pregnancy increases risk of preterm birth. How to get an autopsy of a cancer patient – quickly. Nurses also wooed by the pharmaceutical industry.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 17:30:00 +1000A special investigation from Hagar Cohen.
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 17:30:00 +1000Don't ignore diastolic blood pressure. Contradictory recommendations for asthma treatment. Misreporting cancer research. Building the bi-literate brain.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:30:00 +1000Also..
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:30:00 +1000Stories from the blood bank.. An intrepid reporter bleeds for the show. A long time donor discovers she has a never-before-identified blood type - and gets it named after her. The Australian Defence Force asks the Red Cross to freeze blood for our troops. And.. A unique friendship is forged over a lifetime of blood transfusions.Blood bags (Supplied/Red Cross Blood Service)
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 17:30:00 +1000Type 2 diabetes, weight loss, and the Paleo diet. Sitting brings you closer to death. Parasite that gives people bellyache also found in bats. The brain's role in pain. (Yagi Studio via Getty Images)
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:30:00 +1000Sex, Sugar Daddies, & HIV: legacy of AIDS for African girls today.
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 17:30:00 +1000The politics of food.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:30:00 +1000Hotspots of health inequality. IVF doesn't increase breast cancer risk. What's best for busted knees? Rescheduling alprazolam.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:30:00 +1000A unique collaboration around a ubiquitous protein, and Empty Nose Syndrome.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:30:00 +1000Munchausen by internet.
Mon, 04 Jul 2016 17:30:00 +1000Adolescent allergies. Allergic to the cold.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:30:00 +1000Building new antibiotics from scratch, and improving the way that we register competing interests.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:30:00 +1000Chiropractic controversies.
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 17:30:00 +1000Breast cancer in Australia - part 2.
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 17:30:00 +1000Breast cancer in Australia - part 1.
Mon, 30 May 2016 17:30:00 +1000Also obesity might not be the main step on the road to diabetes, and bariatric surgery might make broccoli more attractive?
Mon, 23 May 2016 17:30:00 +1000This week, a new angle on our story last week about how being overweight might be best to avoid dying prematurely, discussing end of life plans - over dinner, and what could be a remarkable, yet potentially fraught treatment for some young people who, in the past, have been diagnosed as having schizophrenia.
Mon, 16 May 2016 17:30:00 +1000New recommendations for infant feeding. Body mass index (BMI) and mortality. Is liver cancer more common than we think? Treating Lyme disease.
Mon, 09 May 2016 17:30:00 +1000A popular class of medication associated with cognitive decline, getting to know your gut bugs, and vaccinating against heart attack and stroke
Mon, 02 May 2016 17:30:00 +1000Fresh benefits for interval training, a nutrient boost for antidepressants, and busting a fasting fallacy.
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 17:30:00 +1000As a gaming console, the Xbox Kinect was a flop. But as a medical device? That's where things get interesting.
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 17:30:00 +1000Are you allergic to antibiotics? Human guinea pigs for malaria research. A better way to test for severity in prostate cancer.
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:30:00 +1000Surgeons collaborate with Medibank. Insulin costs on the rise. How tick saliva might help treat rare diseases.
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:30:00 +1000How does anecdote square up against science in the fitness tracker revolution?
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 17:30:00 +1100Was nurse Benjamin Geen an "Angel of Death", preying on patients at their most vulnerable? Or was he the unluckiest guy in England?
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 17:30:00 +1100A better death. Minimally disruptive medicine.
Mon, 14 Mar 2016 17:30:00 +1100What is brown fat? What is the relationship between body fat, BMI, and mortality? And why do upwards of 1 in 4 Major League Baseball pitchers have an identical scar on the inside of their elbow?
Mon, 07 Mar 2016 17:30:00 +1100Can peanut allergies in kids be prevented? Is trouble brewing within the body that regulates health professionals? And does taxing sugary drinks work?
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 17:30:00 +1100Encouraging people to test for sexually transmitted infections, Melanoma's nasty little brother, and sequencing genes to achieve better health outcomes.
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 17:30:00 +1100Can testosterone make older men more virile? Does a common reflux med increase risk of dementia? Do diabetic mice do well on a low carb, high fat diet? And will a new treatment for Hepatitis C eradicate the disease in Australia?
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 17:30:00 +1100Is it safe to eat lettuce again? Should you induce labour when waters break prematurely? Eating fish is protective against cognitive decline, but is Mercury content a valid concern? What's the best treatment for vaginal prolapse?
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:30:00 +1100Is Zika responsible for Brazil's microcephaly outbreak? Congenital deafness.
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:30:00 +1100Mosquitoes: The Zika vector. Tweeting into back pain and reassuring yourself out of it. Scabies in Fiji.
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:30:00 +1100Motor control exercise for lower back pain. How much is too much vitamin D? Kawasaki disease.
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:30:00 +1100Diet and nutrition in psychiatry. Different mental disorders cause same brain-matter loss. Does brain training work?
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:30:00 +1100Coronary artery disease. Gender differences in risk of cardiovascular disease. Atrial fibrillation in Australia. A new treatment for acute stroke.
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:30:00 +1100Ageing and physiological function. How to get a six pack. Patients' expectations of the benefits and harms of treatment.
Mon, 28 Dec 2015 17:30:00 +1100When is it safe to drink alcohol while on medication? A 'black box' for surgery.
Mon, 21 Dec 2015 17:30:00 +1100Health risks of using cannabis. Oral contraceptive use and mortality. Treatment of skin sores in children.
Mon, 14 Dec 2015 17:30:00 +1100Is brain plasticity the key to healing?
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 17:30:00 +1100Maybe we do need that appendix after all. Is it possible to predict perinatal depression? Are the benefits of Ritalin for ADHD over-rated? The case for family therapy in the treatment of anorexia nervosa.
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 17:30:00 +1100Which way to the best healthcare? Preventing the surgical removal of millions of health dollars. Functional dyspepsia: world authority gives update on treatment.
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 17:30:00 +1100I feel better so why can't I stop my medication?
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:30:00 +1100Is fish oil any better than snake oil?
Mon, 09 Nov 2015 17:30:00 +1100What makes one workplace more toxic for our bodies, than another?
Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:30:00 +1100Does one piece of bacon really equal one cigarette? Research links reproductive profiles to death risks. Why do unusual behaviours become long-term in some children but not others? Limitations to effective treatments for kidney disease.
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 17:50:00 +1100Young women and breast cancer; drug restrictions for pain; wash your hands, doctor.
Mon, 19 Oct 2015 17:30:00 +1100The safety risks of IT in healthcare; how to starve cancer; does high cost health care mean high quality results?