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Global spotlight on evidence-based healthcare

Today, the Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, and six global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, led by JBI, are launching a worldwide initiative to create awareness of the need for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making in order to improve health outcomes globally.

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Financial ties between medical leaders and drug companies in US exposed

World-first research has revealed extensive financial links between the leaders of influential US professional medical associations and the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, raising concerns over independence and integrity.

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What if the vaccine or drugs don’t save us? Plan B for coronavirus means research on alternatives is urgently needed

We are all hoping for a vaccine for COID-19 in 2021. But what do we do in the meantime? And more importantly, what if no vaccine emerges?

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Should everyone be wearing face masks? It’s complicated

Should members of the public be wearing face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic? It’s a controversial question, with different countries and authorities giving different advice.

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No seed of truth in mango ‘miracle’ cure

Bond University researchers have found no evidence to support the claimed health benefits of a so-called 'miracle' mango supplement.

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Patients suffer invasive treatments for harmless cancers

Australians are increasingly being diagnosed with cancers that will do them no harm if left undetected or untreated, exposing them to unnecessary surgeries and chemotherapy, says a new study published online today in the Medical Journal of Australia.

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Sustainability of Healthcare Awards hosts inaugural Colloquium at Bond

Overdiagnosis of disease was a hot topic when healthcare experts from across Australia gathered at Bond University recently for the 2019 Sustainability of Healthcare Awards and Colloquium.

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