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Eye health will be a focus at the 2018 VACSAL Senior Aboriginal Football & Netball Carnival in Ballarat, a three-day event celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and pride.

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) has elected 37 new Fellows in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the health and medical community in Australia.

Researchers want food labelling regulations tightened after their study found that some people with allergies had anaphylactic reactions to packaged foods.

Thermal imaging can better predict a diabetes related foot ulcer’s size and the healing trajectory than conventional methods, Melbourne-led research has found. It could also possibly save money through better targeted treatment.

Scientists have found a way to boost the efficacy of the world’s most powerful antimalarial drug with the help of chemotherapy medicines, according to new research published in the journal Nature Communications.

As the weather warms up so do Australia’s snakes, but experts say there is no cause for alarm if you know what to do.

Baldness caused by alopecia areata could soon be treated safely and effectively, after an international University of Melbourne-led trial found two new drugs to be safe and effective.

What happens when children and teenagers lead research into the hot-button issues that affect their health, wellbeing and rights?

A new collaborative Centre for Cancer Immunotherapy will mean more Victorian cancer patients will be able to take part in potentially life-saving immunotherapy-based clinical trials and treatments.

Caregivers would like more information about palliative care and a willingness from health professionals to discuss what to expect as illness progresses, according to new research.

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