27 Feb, 2014
More Australians received a life-saving kidney in 2013 than ever before.
Last year, 1,222 Australians received an organ transplant due to the generosity of 391 deceased donors and their families.
Kidney transplants from deceased donors reached a new record in 2013, with a total of 645 Australians receiving the gift of life.
28 Jan, 2014
Thousands of Aussie men have visited beyondblue’s Man Therapy website after seeing Dr Brian Ironwood during the ad breaks while they’ve been watching the cricket on TV.
8 Jan, 2014
New legislation introduced on 1 January 2014 by the NSW government aims to help protect children in child care centres from preventable disease.
As of January 1, a child cannot be enrolled at a child care facility unless the parent or guardian provides an official immunisation record proving the child is fully immunised or an approved exemption is provided.
20 Dec, 2013
'With many families going away on holidays at this time of the year, it’s easy for normal medicine routines to get disrupted,' the National Asthma Council Australia Chief Executive Officer Kristine Whorlow said.
6 Dec, 2013
A new evidence-based online resource aimed at preventing common mental health problems in women has been developed by Jean Hailes for Women's Health and the MLC Community Foundation.
6 Dec, 2013
The Australian Government will develop a new national strategy to tackle the nation’s diabetes epidemic.
The Minister for Health, Peter Dutton, announced plans for the new National Diabetes Strategy at the opening of the 2013 World Diabetes Congress in Melbourne.
An expert Advisory Group, co-chaired by The Hon Judi Moylan and Professor Paul Zimmet, will be established.