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'Health care', has been the most popular pair of words for the promotion of medicine since time immemorial, but medicine treats disease and ony obliquely promotes health.
by Ariel Gallo - 30/08/2016 - 7 comments
Citing rumours that a rogue nation or terrorist groups may have accessed secret stores of smallpox virus, the USA and Russia retained stocks of the virus frozen in liquid nitrogen.
by Peter Curson - 25/08/2016 - 5 comments
For Australia, we need to acknowledge we have a problem in the way we are treating asylum-seekers.
by Paul Stevenson - 19/08/2016 - 33 comments
Yet given that less than 5% of the world's population is totally free of disease one might legitimately argue that disease and not health is the norm.
by Peter Curson - 10/08/2016 - 13 comments
Despite all this some are now saying that the epidemic has peaked in Brazil and Latin America but in reality it may take years for it to fully disappear and its effects will linger much longer.
by Peter Curson - 4/08/2016 - 14 comments
In psychology we recognise at least five basic threats with the fear of extinction being the most prominent one.
by Rivka Witenberg - 28/07/2016 - 53 comments
We still arrogantly cling to the belief that we are the dominant species on earth and have the ability to easily adapt to such threats.
The provider receives additional subsidies when a resident is reclassified as requiring a higher level of care, staff levels rarely change.
by Sarah Russell - 5/07/2016 - 1 comment
The stories of mental illness you will never read about are not blips on the path to fame but debilitating complicated lifelong illnesses.
by Pauline Hopkins - 1/07/2016 - 4 comments
When the Coalition included the fund in the 2014 budget, it was hailed by the health and medical research sector as a watershed announcement.
by Nadia Levin - 29/06/2016 - 1 comment
The evaluation data are anything but positive and do not support retaining the current headspace model.
by Anthony Jorm - 27/06/2016 - 5 comments
It takes time for any society to become normalised to patient killing and assisted suicide to the point where hitherto taboo extensions become feasible and reasonable.
by Paul Russell - 17/06/2016 - 3 comments


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