A shortage of Australian doctors in rural communities continues to be a serious problem. But in a new paper, researchers at the University of Melbourne and Monash University have recommended several key steps to reduce the persistent reliance of regional centres and small towns on international medical graduates.
The international classification system for epilepsy has been overhauled for the first time in nearly three decades, with some seizure types gaining formal recognition, far better information on causes, and greater recognition that epilepsy may be associated with other disorders.
The real hourly wages of men who have a history of casual jobs are generally 10 per cent lower over the long-term than men who have mostly worked in permanent employment, according to new research from the University of Melbourne
Giving primary health care nurses a greater role in managing Type 2 Diabetes can significantly reduce delays in starting insulin treatment, a team of researchers led by the University of Melbourne has found.
A University of Melbourne researcher has found that one-third of Australians report health problems — ranging from migraine headaches to asthma attacks — when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning products, laundry supplies, and personal care products.