Health Report - ABC RNAuthor: ABC Radio National
17 Nov 2018

Health Report - ABC RN

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Specialist and mainstream audiences alike rely on the Health Report to bring clarity to health and medical issues from social, scientific and political points of view.

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    Omega-3 and vitamin D, low back pain education, sex differences for heart attack and opioid use in Australia

    Omega-3, vitamin D supplements don't prevent cancer, heart disease. Sex differences in heart attack risk factors. Pain education doesn't help those with acute low back pain. Opioid deaths on the rise in Australia.

  • Posted on 12 Nov 2018

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    Bullying in healthcare, chlamydia testing, new pregnancy guidelines and spinal injury treatment

    Sitting is not the new smoking. Bullying, harassment 'endemic' in Australian health care system. Questions raised over chlamydia testing policy. Pregnancy guidelines around vitamin D, hepatitis C testing updated.

  • Posted on 05 Nov 2018

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    Extremely premature babies, Australia's statin research, Alzheimer's and genetic research

    Risk profile for very premature babies changes over time. Alzheimer's and the body's 'acid bath'. Most genes neglected by biomedical research. The legacy of the LIPID trial.

  • Posted on 29 Oct 2018

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    Health on Nauru, refusing cancer treatment, weight loss surgery and the advancing old-age front

    Doctors call for transfer of asylum seeker children off Nauru. People with curable cancer who refuse treatment. Is Australia's ageing population a myth? Bariatric surgery helps with losing weight, keeping it off.

  • Posted on 22 Oct 2018

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    Flushing out UTIs, surgery vs therapy for knee injuries, dysphonia and the death of John Deeble

    Drink water to flush out UTIs. Surgery vs physical therapy for meniscal tears. What's it like to live with a voice disorder? Vale Professor John Deeble, the 'father of Medicare'.

  • Posted on 15 Oct 2018

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