The legal uncertainty surrounding telemedicine services is not without consequences. Patients may not have access to public protection remedies.
A man in the Northern Territory recently received a "weak positive" test result for COVID-19. Understanding how coronavirus tests work shows us why this can happen from time to time.
A new test, which can diagnose COVID-19 in 15 minutes, has been approved by the TGA. But it's no silver bullet.
Stomach pains are a rare symptom of COVID-19 and are much more likely to be caused by something else.
Here's what you need to know about the newer COVID-19 test that's gentler on your nose.
COVID-19 is not just a respiratory disease. Its neurocognitive symptoms are not well defined yet, so assessment is key to understanding the effects of coronavirus on the brain.
Telehealth has seen massive increases in use since the pandemic started. When done right, remote health care can be just as effective as in-person medicine.
A new study finds no evidence of diagnostic inflation in the last four editions of the DSM.
You don't have to be labelled with a mental illness to seek help.
We're likely to see more 'fever clinics' opening as coronavirus transmission takes hold in the community. But what are they? And do you need a fever to attend one?
A rare disease is one that affects less that five in 10,000 people. There are about 7,000 known rare diseases.
One in 20 patients referred to a cancer specialist by their GP don't turn up.
Providing teachers with training in crisis intervention is one short-term strategy to help them meet the increasingly complex needs of students.
We need to change diagnosis of ovarian cancer from late stage to early - scientists make steps
Dissociation occurs when a person experiences being disconnected from their memories, feelings, actions, thoughts, body and even their identity. And one in ten might be affected.
Dry, moist, productive, hacking, chesty, whooping, barking, throaty. Which type of cough do you have and why?
One in ten cannabis users are dependent on the drug, according to some estimates.
Changes in bowel habits occur up to 20 years before the onset of Parkinson's.
With an estimated prevalence of four per cent, fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) is more common than autism. And yet is it surrounded by myth and stigma.
A colonoscopy is usually done to diagnose bowel cancer. It is an invasive procedure with risks such as bowel perforation. It's important to only have the test if you're likely to benefit.