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TGA provisionally approves two Covid treatments

While vaccinations remain the best protection against Covid-19, the Australian Government welcomes the Therapeutic Goods Administration's (TGA) provisional approval for the first oral treatments for Covid-19 – Lagevrio and Paxlovid. Lagevrio and Paxlovid...

Stroke Foundation Webinar Series for health professionals

The Stroke Foundation will keep health professionals up to date with the latest in stroke treatment and care through its 2022 National Webinar Series starting on January 25. The organisation will host more...

Call to deploy ADF support to aged care sector

As staff shortages continues in aged care, providers and unions have united to call on the Prime Minister to deploy the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to provide emergency support and assistance to...

Your eyes could reveal how fast you’re ageing

There's a well-known adage that says, 'the eyes are the window to the soul', but new research reveals that your eyes could also be a window into how fast you're ageing. According to...

Darwin Head to Health centre open

People living in the Darwin region seeking assistance for their mental health will now have access to critical additional services with the official opening of a Head to Health centre in Casuarina,...

Overworked pharmacists struggle to access Covid supplies

Pharmacists across the country are buckling under soaring workloads and the pressure of securing Covid-19 vaccines and testing supplies, as more than 90 per cent report problems sourcing in-demand Rapid Antigen Tests...
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Call to give older Aussies with a disability equal access to assistive tech

More than 60 organisations across the health, disability and ageing sectors have released a joint statement urging the Federal Government to end age discrimination...

Choosing kids’ school shoes

As the school term approaches many parents will be starting to think about school uniforms and shoes. But what is the best option when...

Exercise therapy may prevent arthritis post ACL injury

According to The Medical Journal of Australia young Australians are at most risk of ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) knee injuries, with studies showing a 74%...

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Call to give older Aussies with a disability equal access to assistive tech

More than 60 organisations across the health, disability and ageing sectors have released a joint statement urging the Federal Government to end age discrimination...

Novavax to be available in coming weeks

Australians aged 18+ will now have access to a fourth Covid-19 vaccine, Nuvaxovid (Novavax) in the coming weeks. This comes after the Australian Government accepted...

Research: potential new way to fight superbugs

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), antimicrobial resistance is among the top 10 global public health threats. It occurs when pathogens (bacteria, viruses, fungi and...

Aussies with severe dermatitis benefit from PBS listing

Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a chronic skin condition affecting the skin, causing redness, itching and sometimes infections. Uncontrolled eczema has a significant...

Investment into National Eating Disorder Centre

The Morrison Government has announced it is investing $13 million to establish a world-leading National Eating Disorder Centre, where Australia’s best researchers will collaborate...

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