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Kieran Walsh: How to be an all star clinical teacher

There is a lot to remember when you are leading a ward round. There’s the patient, the relatives, the junior doctors, the nurses, the …

Medical Journals

The Sick System -Survival or Greed ?

A recent excellent article in The Australian (See text below) highlighted the longstanding issues in our health system that are gnawing away at it …

Former ambassador Jeffrey Bleich speaks on Trump, disruptive technology, and the role of education in a changing economy

<i>An edited transcript of the keynote address delivered by Jeffrey Bleich at Universities Australia’s higher education conference in Canberra on 1</i> …

Emerging Technology

Management of Type 2 Diabetes

1Center for Women’s Health Research, Anschutz Medical Center, University of Colorado, Denver<p>2Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado<p>3Department of …

The solution to cutting the cost of aged care is as simple as offering a cup of tea, palliative care expert Dr Julian Abel said

There is a promising solution to solve the burden of an ageing population on the Australian health system, and it's as simple as offering someone a …

NAB Chairman Ken Henry's speech at CEDA | NAB News

** Check against delivery **<p>Thank you for the introduction, Paul, and for inviting me to discuss the 2017 political and economic outlook.<p>I hope you …

When Evidence Says No, but Doctors Say Yes

Long after research contradicts common medical practices, patients continue to demand them and physicians continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatments.<p>First, listen to the story with the happy ending: At 61, the executive was in excellent health. His blood …

Medicine

The Relationship Between Tamoxifen-associated Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and the Prognosis of Patients With Early-stage Breast Cancer

Micro-AbstractA total of 646 eligible patients with breast cancer were enrolled in our retrospective study at the Tumor Hospital of Harbin Medical …

Why is Israel called Israel?

This week the State of Israel celebrates its 67th Independence Day, which is an apposite time to ask: How did Israel get its name?<p>Want to enjoy 'Zen' …

Israel

Adverse childhood experiences and trauma informed care: the future of health care

Altmetric: 36<p>Citations: 8<p>More detail<p>Review<p>Resmiye Oral<br>• , Marizen Ramirez<br>• , Carol Coohey<br>• , Stephanie Nakada<br>• , Amy Walz<br>• , Angela Kuntz<br>• , Jenna Benoit<br>• & …

Google Scholar

It’s Already Happened Here

Unlike his products, Trump is all-American. / TeakwoodIt was 1855, and Abraham Lincoln was in a mood.“Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be …

Society

The doctor’s dilemma: is it ever good to do harm

If a patient’s heart stops, the doctor can resuscitate them. But how does the doctor decide if it’s the right thing to do?<p>Medical knowledge changes swiftly, and technological changes make new and expensive investigations and treatments possible that were only theoretical a few years ago. Life has …

Medicine

Assisted dying: the difficult conversation we need to have

To bring focus here, my colleague Peter Saul said recently that we are facing "a perfect storm of ageing and expanding population with a higher …

Medicine

This is how we can fight Donald Trump’s attack on democracy

Our news system has fundamental weaknesses, and we’re paying the price like never before. In the past, we could afford to watch the nightly …

Journalism

Police in Britain increasingly turn a blind eye to assisted suicide

THE “right to die” has long preoccupied politicians and judges. In 2014 the Supreme Court rejected a challenge by the widow of Tony Nicklinson, who …

Sociology

Full text of Dr Rodney Syme's speech on the right to physician-assisted death

Is it surprising that palliative care does not entirely succeed with the palliation of suffering? Not at all – it is a monumental task, when you …

Radiation Therapy

Victoria's model for assisted dying laws may be narrow enough to pass

After much speculation, the Victorian Government has announced it will put assisted dying legislation before parliament in the second half of next …

Australia

History tells us what may happen next with Brexit & Trump

It seems we’re entering another of those stupid seasons humans impose on themselves at fairly regular intervals. I am sketching out here opinions …

Virginia Woolf on Why the Best Mind Is the Androgynous Mind

“In each of us two powers preside, one male, one female… The androgynous mind is resonant and porous… naturally creative, incandescent and undivided.”<p>In addition to being one of the greatest writers and most expansive minds humanity ever produced, <b>Virginia Woolf</b> (January 25, 1882–March 28, 1941) was …

Bernard Merkel: Should patients really be at the centre of healthcare?

I attended the recent Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) policy forum on the Future of Health, “People at the Centre,” …

Health Care

Tessa Richards: Power to the people—via Paris

Who gets to define value in health systems? The notion that it should be the people who use their services, rather than those who provide them, is …

Medical Journals
Donald Trump

New report on the economics of tobacco control highlights growing market power of Big Tobacco

Previous<p>Next<p>As Ley disappears into the sunset, new reports highlight the need for Health Ministers who will act on climate

The Economist’s ten most read articles of 2016

TWO events this year pushed all else off the news agenda, at least for our readers. Where last year’s list of most-read articles featured a mix of …

Economics
Thought Leadership

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