Most health professionals may not recommend medicine as career to their children, survey reveals
A new survey released on 16th November 2017, conducted amongst senior hospital doctors, GPs, trainees and charity supporters by the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund, finds that an...
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Police killer Jason Roberts: Conspiracy, cock-up or correctly convicted?
With all his appeal options exhausted his lawyers approached senior police saying Roberts could implicate Debs in a series of unsolved murders if they helped him get a...
21 hours ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Malcolm Turnbull fights to restore calm, amid growing discontent
Senior Coalition figures have moved to reassert control after a worse than expected reaction to the cancelling of next week's parliamentary sitting brought new pressure from...
21 hours ago - Sydney Morning Herald - 2 articles
The Silk-Miller police murders: How tragedy hit a covert operation
Sergeant Gary Silk and Senior Constable Rod Miller were in an unmarked Commodore, sitting off the Silky Emperor Chinese restaurant in Warrigal Road, Moorabbin, with odds of 200...
1 day ago - Sydney Morning Herald
If You Believe The Data, Having Kids Is A Terrible Idea
From the 1950s to present day, studies have shown that having a baby is worse for your happiness than divorce or unemployment, that children weaken marriages, and that parents...
1 day ago - Scary Mommy
Increasing Fiber Decreases Major Health Risks
By Dr. Mercola It's become increasingly clear in recent years that fiber intake is a more crucial “mover and shaker” in the fight against cancer and other serious diseases than...
1 day ago - Mercola
New chief executive for troubled CFA
A senior bureaucrat has been appointed to one of the most politically vexed jobs in the public sector - chief executive of the Country Fire Authority.
4 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald - 2 articles
National Poll on Healthy Aging Releases Report on Dementia Caregivers
With support from AARP, the University of Michigan launched the National Poll on Healthy Aging to help inform the public, health care providers, policymakers, and senior...
5 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
Senior Democrat senator Al Franken 'sorry' for groping radio host in 2006
A US senator touted as a presidential candidate has apologised for groping a woman when on a tour of the Middle East.
5 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald - 2 articles
ACT Scaling Test writing task could move online
The Board of Senior Secondary Studies hopes to make testing less stressful for year 12 students.
5 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
The headlines of Master Doctor
The power of gratitude
Gratitude is powerful. One of the world's most knowledgeable and passionate believers in mind-body medicine─Deepak Chopra─says it best, “Giving thanks for abundance is greater...
Prostate Health Index Test Reduces Unnecessary Biopsies
The appropriate use of the Prostate Health Index can modify physician behavior patterns and improve their ability to diagnose and manage their patients.
Psychoactive Drugs For Alzheimer's Can Increase Risk of Death
Benzodiazepines and related drugs are frequently used in the treatment of anxiety, agitation, and insomnia in persons with dementia.
The surprising obstacle to curing Alzheimer's
Todd Golde is a neuroscientist and director of the brain institute at the Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. He explains that funding and laws are blocking our bid to...
Can insomnia due to my menopause cause dementia?
I have had insomnia for years, which I put down to the menopause. Now I've come across research that suggests interrupted sleep in middle-age increases the risk of Alzheimer's...
Man feels twin's Parkinson's tremors with SymPulse device
A new 'tele-empathy' device allows Pat Smerdon of Vancouver to experience the same Parkinson's tremors that his twin brother, Jim, struggles with every day.
Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination Promises to Detect Alzheimer's
Early detection of Alzheimer's is easier with a new test that has been confirmed by scientific studies. The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination allows individuals to...
Menopause treatment is anti-ageing, says top expert
NHS England patients say they've been scared by stories linking HRT with cancer, blood clots and early death - stories that are inaccurate. So what is the truth? Dr Louise...
Here's Why Degeneration in Alzheimer's Disease Occurs
Neurodegeneration that occurs due to Alzheimer's disease has been understood as to why only some regions of the regions are strongly affected than the others.
Analysis of aged brains reveals new details about Alzheimer's disease and...
In a comprehensive analysis of samples from 107 aged human brains, researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health...