Health news—for Medicare, and for psilocybin and MDMA | kilo creep and knee osteoarthritis | financial reward for weight loss | making healthy weight possible for a population
The Strengthening Medicare Report was released recently, and the key recommendations include changes to the digital health environment; working to scope of practice; and modernising My Health Record.
Psilocybin and MDMA are now approved as treatments for depression and MDMA—with caveats. And still need co-ordination between clinicians and manufacturers (the TGA has not approved or registered specific psilocybin or MDMA medications).
A financial reward for obese people to achieve sustainable weight loss has proved successful—but the general health environment must also be considered.
How to make healthy weight work for a whole population and working on how food is presented and for which particular age groups—so a healthy choice can be made
Australia's bone marrow donor registry is funding a cheek swab program to recruit more donors, as it awaits government funding.
Also, the latest in alopecia treatment for those who want to reverse hair loss — and the perspective of those who don't.
And prostate cancer screening can be...
Discussing the importance of addressing social determinants of health with a pioneer for health equity.
Should vaping products be banned? Many young Australians are getting addicted to nicotine without always being aware that's what they're consuming.
And eye drops could be used to slow the...