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The overall health of the Australian population improved substantially between 2003 and 2015, a new report shows But further gains could be achieved by reducing lifestyle-related risk factors, according to …

Natural health products were the most popular OTC medicines sold in pharmacies in 2015-16, according to latest AIHW stats Among over-the-counter products sold in pharmacies, which do not require a …

What’s the latest when it comes to Australian mothers and their babies? Here are the most recent stats and trends from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) on …

A new report shows the number of prescriptions fell in 2016 to 2017, while PBS spending grew by 11% from the previous year According the latest report from the Australian …

Misuse of pharmaceuticals is now responsible for more deaths than illegal drugs, new data show A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Non-medical use of pharmaceuticals: …

When it comes to drugs Aussies – especially teens – are healthier than ever, according to the latest National Drug Strategy Household Survey The National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) …

Relatively small changes could have a significant effect in reducing the health impact of overweight or obesity in Australia, according to a new report from the AIHW These could be …

Positive strides have been made in the immunisation of Australian girls against HPV, according to a new AIHW report The school-based National HPV Vaccination Program for girls began in 2007, and …

Latest stats show nearly 30,000 people started using insulin in one year In 2015 there were 28,775 people who began using insulin to treat their diabetes in Australia, according to the …

More cases of cancer are being diagnosed, but the death rate is dropping The latest cancer report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that while cancer is …

A new report shows how vascular diseases and risk factors such as smoking and obesity may significantly contribute to dementia “Dementia is a serious and growing health problem in Australia …

Workforce supply challenges in community pharmacy mean Aboriginal people face substantial costs for pharmacy services and restricted availability of these services A new report by the Australian Institute of Health …