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Author: ABC Radio National

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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.
218 Episodes
Therapy for insomnia. Early birds and short sleepers. New treatments for Ebola?
Living healthier for longer. Decline in deaths from heart disease, stroke slows down. Maintain your brain: can you stave off dementia with brain training?
Exercise and dementia. Silent heart attack and sudden death. The simple test for a common cause of breathlessness.
Early intervention for babies showing signs of autism. Stroke rehab: How early to start? 'All of a sudden it exploded': Treating a hole in the eye.
Blood pressure: what do the numbers mean, and which one's important? Drug exposures during pregnancy. Using game theory to combat antibiotic resistance. Calls for review of National Medicines Policy.
How do you manage multiple medications? Recovering from a work-related mental health condition. A health check of Australia's 11 and 12-year-olds.
Bad behaviour from surgeons may put patients at risk. Is Australia's healthcare system prepared for increases in chronic illness? Bariatric surgery proves effective in teens — and may have added bonuses. Rethinking how we test patients after a stroke.
Debilitating and stigmatised, faecal incontinence is the 'great unspoken'. World's first non-identical organ swap sparks new donation possibilities.
Shortage of antibiotics sees fall in life-threatening antibiotic resistance. Biosecurity and germ warfare.
Metabolic disorders and mental health. Cutting down on sugary drinks without a tax. Promising early results for HPV screening change. High HPV vaccine coverage for young Aboriginal people.
Comments (3)

Amy Correctrix

We're in insane times. Putting one foot in front of the other to get upstairs is now a novel medical prescription requiring research.

Mar 19th

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Feb 14th

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Jan 6th
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