It is likely my uncle John was on the autism spectrum. He had talents, possibly immense ones, but also eccentricities. It was the latter most people saw, and so the former were overlooked, neglected and eventually fell into disuse, Mary Lloyd writes.
George Skoufis was 19 when he developed anorexia nervosa. He told The Drum his story, once kept secret from friends and family, about how it began and his journey to recovery.
Male stereotypes are impacting on anorexia nervosa diagnosis, experts warn, with an increasing number of boys suffering from the eating disorder.
The manufacturer of a drug described as “life-changing” for people with narcolepsy has been criticised for its large price hikes — with the cost increasing by more than 800 per cent in just seven years.
There’s a new plan to tackle childhood obesity in New South Wales.
Outpatient medical scans at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital are to be outsourced to the private sector in a move that will hand over about a fifth of the hospital’s imaging workload.
A new program is teaching Fijian children healthy attitudes, and helping Australian university students develop their practical knowledge in health promotion.