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Health Check: is man flu real? Sergio Diez Alvarez, University of Newcastle “Man flu” is a colloquial term based on the idea that men respond …

Heart disease remains the leading single cause of death in Australia and yet mortality is only part of the picture, writes Leanne Philpott Many men …

The link between chronic pain and depression: which comes first? Michael Vagg, Barwon Health It’s easy to imagine that people with persistent pain have cause …

How to pick the good from the bad smartphone health apps Carol Maher, University of South Australia With an estimated 100,000 health and fitness apps …

Pharmacy has a vital role to play in the education and support of patients seeking to quit smoking, writes Isaac Bober Tobacco use is considered …

We need to better detect depression but that shouldn’t mean more medication Christopher Davey, University of Melbourne About 4% of Australians have suffered from depression …

Science or Snake Oil: can a detox actually cleanse your liver? Nick Fuller, University of Sydney This is the first article in our new ongoing …

Asthma is a chronic and common disease, affecting one in 10 people in Australia, writes Leanne Philpott. It’s a significant cause of illness and poor …

Getting the right treatment can prevent heart attacks – here’s how Jenny Doust and Paul Glasziou Every year, more than 40,000 Australians die from heart …

Not everyone who takes painkillers for fun is an addict; some have just found a different way to cope Stephen Tomsen, Western Sydney University and …

Pharmacies have an edge in skin care that virtually no other retailer can boast: the presence of Pharmacy-Only and Pharmacist-Only products that draw customers into …

We can’t trust drug companies to wine, dine and educate doctors about the drugs they prescribe Barbara Mintzes, University of Sydney If a drug company …