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- Medicinewise News
- 1 February 2016
Exploring non-drug options in depression
Mild and moderate depression can often be effectively treated without drugs. Find out more.
- Medicinewise News
- 13 November 2015
Take a bite out of antibiotic resistance
Skin and soft tissue are significant sources of MRSA in the community. Find out more about management of bite injuries to minimise antibiotic resistance.
- 10 November 2015
Osteoporosis: not just a women's disease
Osteoporosis affects men as well as women, but 90% of men with the condition are untreated. Find out more about the risk factors for osteoporosis in men.
- 6 November 2015
Managing benzodiazepine dependence in primary care
Benzodiazepine medicines can cause dependence. RACGP guidelines help GPs identify and manage patients with benzodiazepine-related substance use disorder. Find out more.
- 14 October 2015
Codeine-related deaths: a cause for concern
Codeine-related deaths in Australia more than doubled from 2000 to 2009. This is a serious issue for doctors & pharmacists. Find out more.
- 1 October 2015
The National Cervical Screening Program is changing
From December 2017 changes will be introduced to the National Cervical Screening Program, including alternative testing method, extended testing frequency, and increased starting age.
- 30 September 2015
Osteoporosis: recognising those at risk
Osteoporosis is under-recognised and undertreated. Find out about clinical risk factors that impact fracture risk, and how you can help patients minimise their risk of fracture.
- 15 September 2015
Kids, CT scans and radiation risks: resources for everyone
Radiation exposure from computed tomography (CT) can be a cancer risk for children and young people. Read more and find a collection of resources here.
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