Cancer Council is warning older Queenslanders to stay SunSmart and check their skin, with new research showing more older Queenslanders are being diagnosed with skin cancer than ever before. New …

There was nothing to celebrate about Budget 2015, says the Australian Dental Association: instead, it left a bad taste in the mouth for consumers and dentists alike. Many consumers relying …

Internationally recognised scientists, Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert and Dr Tom Weickert have recently reported that the drug raloxifene – an oestrogen-based medication – already used in the treatment of cancer …

The University of Tasmania’s Menzies Institute for Medical Research has welcomed the 2015 Federal Budget commitment to the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), beginning with $400 million in disbursements to …

General practice has fared reasonably well in the 2015 Budget, and the RACGP says it supports programs that improve patient care and access, including changes to after-hours care. RACGP President …

The 2015 Budget held no surprises, with many of the significant budget measures having been leaked days or even weeks ago, says the PSA. But PSA says the elephant in …

Four in 10 Australians have little or no understanding of what schizophrenia is – yet almost a quarter of Australians know somebody with the illness, a new survey has found. …

The Budget has confirmed that the Government still intends to lift the PBS patient co-payment and safety net thresholds, first announced in last year’s Budget, says the Pharmacy Guild. “The …

The Public Health Association of Australia has described the 2015 Health Budget as a bloodbath for health organisations delivering vital services to the Australian community. $1.7 billion worth of funding …

Small businesses are set to enjoy a tax cut announced in tonight’s Budget. “The $5.5 billion Jobs and Small Business package is the biggest small business package in our nation’s …

Australia’s peak medicines body has called on the Federal Government to clarify the extent of Budget cuts likely to affect essential and life-saving pharmaceuticals. Medicines Australia says it remains concerned …

AMA President Associate Professor Brian Owler said tonight that the modest positive measures in the 2015 Health Budget have failed to overcome the lingering profound negative effects of the 2014 …