Health Podcast (ABC RN)
The art of epilepsy07/23/14
Jim Chambliss's doctorate, marrying the creative arts, medicine and epilepsy, reveals that art is not just creative expression but can be a diagnostic tool.
HIV/AIDS, a global perspective: stories from the ground
The global Red Cross and Red Crescent networks are making significant efforts to bring HIV programs to marginalised communities at higher risk of infection. But many HIV workers are working indifficult conditions forcing them to work secretly or...
Religion and Ethics report: Christians in Iraq
The number of Christians in Iraq has fallen from 1.3 million to 50,000 in the 11 years since Iraq's invasion, according to the leader of Iraq's Chaldean Catholic community.
Scientists converge to tackle climate change health problems
A diverse group of researchers in fields from urban planning to infectious disease will come together in Brisbane today to talk about the risks to health from climate change.
Concerns raised over the prospect of pokies in indigenous communities
The Northern Territory government has raised the prospect of introducing social clubs into remote communities, along with poker machines.
Alison Ware, therapeutic harpist
Alison Ware is a therapeutic harpist who works in Canberra hospital. She didn’t start playing the harp until she was in her late 30s but now it’s her full time job. But what does therapeutic harpist actually do?
The Law Report: asylum seekers
The Abbott Government's tough immigration policy has stopped asylum seeker boats from arriving in Australia, with Immigration Minister Scott Morrison saying that he has eliminated the 'pull factors'.
The policy challenges of an ageing population
The number of Australians aged over 65 will double in the next 25 years, raising big questions about how well prepared Australia is to meet the challenges associated with an ageing population.
Tuberculosis epidemic in Papua New Guinea
A medical breakthrough was revealed at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne on Monday.
Funding the fight against AIDS
The Melbourne 2014 AIDS conference is discussing progress and challenges in the fight against HIV/ AIDS.
AIDS 2014 - Panel discussion from the 20th International AIDS...
The 20th International AIDS Conference is taking place in Melbourne this year under the heading 'Stepping Up The Pace'.
The Health Report: AIDS 2014
The Health Report on Monday will broadcast live from the 2014 International AIDS Conference.
AIDS conference opens amid MH17 tragedy
The 20th International AIDS Conference opened in Melbourne on Sunday amid the international tragedy of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Huffington post to launching In Australia and hi-tech contraception
The Huffington Post is opening shop in Australia. Koda M. Wang, General Manager of International at The Huffington Post—the liberal American online news aggregator and blog—talks about the company's business model and who they'll partner with when...
In want of water
In the dry landscape of the Victorian Mallee a community makes its very own version of paradise.
Don't give me eggs that bounce - fine dining for people with Alzheimer's
Do you fancy pan fried ocean trout with potato cake and pea puree? Or maybe Boston beans, scrambled eggs and bacon dust whets your appetite, followed by a dessert of everlasting ice-cream.
The Health Report: Triple negative breast cancer
New research has shed light on a new type of breast cancer dubbed 'triple negative'.
Dive into a meditation on ageing, grace, beauty through the lens of competitive swimming.
Fit to play: musicians and their bodies
Classical musicians spend thousands of hours practising and playing. What sort of wear and tear does that have on your body? Well, lots, but do musicians attend to this? Not much. Until recently that is.
Pump up the Volume
Increasing urbanisation and automation look like making the future an increasingly rowdy place. We explore our changing attitudes to noise.
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