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Transvaginal mesh: another device scandal?

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Transvaginal mesh: another device scandal?

The widespread use of transvaginal mesh has been touted as another medical device scandal. Australian Doctor investigates.

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Headbangers: Concussion on the field

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Headbangers: Concussion on the field

Once thought of as a laugh, concussion is now being taken seriously by the NRL.

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The future of general practice: How should we pay for GP care?

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The future of general practice: How should we pay for GP care?

Four prominent figures in general practice share their hopes and fears for the specialty.

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Who is the best fictional TV doctor? Vote now!

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Who is the best fictional TV doctor? Vote now!

JD from Scrubs? Dr House? That guy who George Clooney played on ER? Take our survey.

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Expert witnesses: Inside the fight against 'hired guns'

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Expert witnesses: Inside the fight against 'hired guns'

Expert witnesses play a crucial role in professional indemnity cases, and yet they are viewed with a lot of distrust.

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Plan to give patients more power over referrals

Plan to give patients more power over referrals

Patients will be encouraged to shop around for a different specialist to the one named in their GP referral, under a proposal to boost healthcare competition.

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"Anti-health" Facebook slammed for blocking obesity ad

Facebook is being labelled “anti-health” for blocking the Heart Foundation and Cancer Council from using their platform for an advertisement targeting obesity.

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Mandatory reporting needs reform

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Mandatory reporting needs reform

'The laws were put together with the best of intentions, but fears over the regime are deterring vulnerable doctors from seeking help.'

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Treating the tortured mind

Treating the tortured mind

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Healing the minds of torture survivors is not an easy task. But for the past 30 years, a leading treatment centre in Australia has been helping thousands of victims of humanity’s dark heart.

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