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Changes to aged-care items in March's MBS Quick Guide

Your handy up-to-date guide on the most important MBS items for general practice.
07 March 2019

Heavy drinking not linked to pancreatic cancer

But drinking less alcohol from an early age may lead to better survival after diagnosis, say researchers.
07 March 2019

Doctors warned over 'fake news' issue with medical research

Trial data identified as potentially fraudulent is being used in meta-analyses, US researchers say.
05 March 2019

Hospital patients discharged 'quicker and sicker' over Christmas

The holiday period carries higher risks of death or readmission, researchers say.
12 December 2018

'My job isn't to judge': Doctor speaks of saving shooting suspect's life

Watch the viral interview with the doctor who treated the man alleged to have killed 11 people.
01 November 2018

How does psychological distress affect MI and stroke risk?

Feeling nervous or tired could induce inflammation, say UK researchers.
13 September 2018

Sleep disorder linked to gout

Consider the condition in all patients with sleep apnoea regardless of BMI.
11 September 2018

Newer drugs helping MS patients stay in work

The study is the first to look at employment outcomes with disease-modifying therapies
22 August 2018

Woman drinks dog’s urine to clear up acne

This is taking complementary and alternative medicine to a whole new level.
22 June 2018