Chronic diseases

Report

4 Dec 2018

This report investigates the utility of the Pharmaceuticals Benefits Scheme (PBS) and Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) claims data in answering key research questions for reporting on the treatment and management of chronic respiratory conditions in Australia.

Report

17 Oct 2018

Indoor mould growth is a common problem in homes and workplaces which is usually easy to treat, and generally does not impact on human health. In some cases, human contact with mould can cause health issues, such as worsening asthma symptoms, an allergic response, and...

Report

An analysis of MS Research Australia’s platform – the Australian MS Longitudinal Study (AMSLS)
22 Aug 2018

New findings from this research report show that while the number of Australians living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) continues to rise – now at 25,600 – the course of the disease is shifting, with more people able to stay in work and needing less care...

Report

10 Jul 2018

This is the ninth national report on organisations funded by the Australian government to provide health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Report

3 Jul 2018

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common, costly and often detected too late to be reversible. This report compares the most reliable national estimates of the prevalence of CKD to date from two national surveys.

Report

21 Jun 2018

This report, commissioned by the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency, measures the medical and economic opportunity costs associated with asbestos-related disease. The report looks at the direct health care costs, as well as the cost of productivity and other losses resulting from time out of...

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28 Feb 2018

This resource presents a review of the ways in which Australia is attempting to encourage and enable individuals to look after their own health and wellbeing. The role of 'self care' in effective health management and treatment is one of the major gaps in Australia's...

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30 Jan 2018

The 1.5 million Australians living with Type 2 Diabetes are twice as likely to suffer a sudden cardiac death, where the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops working, compared to those without the condition, according to this report.

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A brief report card on preventable chronic diseases, conditions and their risk factors - tracking progress for a healthier Australia by 2025
28 Nov 2017

This report card looks at the health of adult Australians by socio-economic status in relation to chronic diseases, risk factors and rates of death.

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27 Nov 2017

This report shows that the transparent and coordinated approach taken by all governments has had a positive impact, as they work towards the elimination of asbestos-related diseases in Australia.

Report

22 Nov 2017

This report provides further information on physical inactivity as a risk factor for disease burden in Australia. It includes a revised list of diseases linked to physical inactivity, updated estimates of their association, and a broader definition of physical activity.

Report

13 Nov 2017

This report documents the discussions of the inaugural “Indigenous patient voices: Gathering perspectives finding solutions for chronic and end-stage kidney disease symposium.”

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1 Nov 2017

This report uses linked data to provide a more complete understanding of deaths among people with diagnosed diabetes. It highlights that death rates for people with diabetes are almost double those of other Australians and that people with diabetes are more likely to die prematurely....

Technical report

17 Oct 2017

This resource provides an implementation map for one of the ten priority policy actions proposed in AHPC’s Getting Australia’s Health on Track 2016 .

Journal article

11 Oct 2017

This study estimates fatal and nonfatal disease burden among Indigenous Australians in 2011 and compares it with non-Indigenous Australians. Most of the disease burden was from chronic diseases (64%), particularly mental and substance-use disorders, injuries, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and respiratory diseases.

Report

8 Aug 2017

The Turnbull Government has released the 2016 Ministerial Dementia Forum report, highlighting how support for people living with dementia can be improved.

Journal article

1 Aug 2017

The aim of this article is to address the preferences of young people with a chronic illness in dealing with doctors. It also covers ways in which GPs might frame chronic illness management to young patients and their families to optimise care.

Report

14 Jul 2017

This report highlights the true "health" in the health and safety of the tunnel construction industry.

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