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Patient apps: pipedream or reality?
  • KnowCents
  • Technology

Patient apps: pipedream or reality?

GP owners are investigating mobile apps which can connect patients directly to patient-management systems

V0046786 Two sumo wrestlers with a referee (?). Colour woodcut
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Two sumo wrestlers with a referee (?). Colour woodcut. Japan.
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  • Clinical
  • Obesity

Is obesity a disease?

Few would argue about the dangers of obesity, but many disagree on how it should be defined

Why HPV vax rates are sub-par
  • Government
  • Immunology

Why HPV vax rates are sub-par

Reaching national targets for HPV immunisation is proving to be a harder task than expected

How to avoid losing your temper at work
  • Communication
  • Patients

How to avoid losing your temper at work

Unless you're blessed with infinite patience, you've probably lost your temper at work. Here's how to keep a lid on it

Take 5: Treatment of severe acne
  • Clinical

Take 5: Treatment of severe acne

Oily skin and runaway acne are the curse of adolescence but what can GPs do to help?

by TMR Staff

TMR Staff
Breaking the rural doctor drought
  • General Practice
  • Rural
  • TheHill

Breaking the rural doctor drought

Previous attempts to address rural doctor shortages have failed. Will the latest strategy be any different?

Kenyan doctors stare down jail threat
  • Government
  • Political

Kenyan doctors stare down jail threat

Kenya’s doctors are facing the possibility of jail time following a strike over poor pay and working conditions

The rise and fall of the medical expert
  • Government
  • Public Health

The rise and fall of the medical expert

Does Trump signal a new era of scepticism towards medical expertise and science in general, asks Edwin Kruys

Opinion

by Edwin Kruys

Edwin Kruys
An open letter to the new minister
  • Government

An open letter to the new minister

Greg Hunt leads the most important ministry with regards to the next election, writes Dr Harry Nespolon

Opinion

by Dr Harry Nespolon

Dr Harry Nespolon
This product image provided by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals shows bottles of Jardiance, a daily pill for Type 2 diabetes. Jardiance sharply reduced chances of dying in diabetic patients at high risk of heart complications, a study shows, making the medication the first shown to lengthen diabetics' lives. (Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals via AP)
  • Cardio
  • Clinical
  • Diabetes

First diabetes drug approved for CVD

A diabetes drug that protects against cardiovascular death is now approved for those with both type 2 diabetes and CVD

ACRRM backs its own plan
  • ACRRM
  • General Practice

ACRRM backs its own plan

The rural college is confident its education approach will meet the Medical Board’s revalidation requirements

Sussan Ley-ed off
  • TheHill

Sussan Ley-ed off

Sussan Ley has resigned as federal health minister after a storm broke over her use of travel entitlements

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