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“The tragic individual events were shaped by the crushing effects of intergenerational trauma and poverty upon entire communities. This community-wide trauma generated multiple and prolonged
The use of unaccredited registrars by public hospitals should be phased out because the positions exploit the growing desperation of junior doctors to win places on specialty training programs,
Community pharmacy revenue has increased over the past five years thanks to a focus on professional services, but the growth is still below that of the general economy, according to the latest
A Queensland doctor has raised the alarm about silicosis affecting stonemasons, saying the crisis threatens to overwhelm Australia’s lung transplant system.
At least 98 Queenslanders who work with
It was while on his summer break, surfing and doing a bit of light journal reading, that Melbourne anaesthetist Professor Paul Myles came across a new WHO guideline that just didn’t seem right.
The number of Australian children and teenagers intentionally poisoning themselves with over-the-counter drugs and antidepressants has doubled in the past decade — prompting renewed calls for a fresh
Patients on proton pump inhibitors may need their renal function and electrolytes monitored while on therapy, US researchers say.
In their analysis, more than 42,500 adverse events reported to the US
GPs are often targeted for so-called low-value care, but researchers sometimes highlight the issue that politicians won’t — low-value care in hospitals.
In the latest issue of BMJ Quality &
People with diabetes who regularly eat nuts may be less likely to develop heart disease than their counterparts who rarely, if ever, consume nuts, a US study suggests.
Those with type 2 diabetes who
Acupuncture delivered by a GP may offer relief from menopause symptoms, including hot flushes, sleep disturbances and skin and hair problems, a small study suggests.
The findings show that