I remember last century’s great reforms for cosmetic surgery (the ones never implemented)

I remember last century’s great reforms for cosmetic surgery (the ones never implemented)

The more things don’t change,the more they remain the same in this dangerously under-regulated industry.

  • byAnne Ring

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Cosmetic surgery industry needs more than a tummy tuck

Cosmetic surgery industry needs more than a tummy tuck

This under-regulated corner of medicine does not need to be killed off,but it does need serious oversight.

  • byAllan Fels
‘Their vision will be worse’:Experts call for rethink on cataract surgery wait time

‘Their vision will be worse’:Experts call for rethink on cataract surgery wait time

Leading Sydney surgeons and researchers have criticised significant inequality between public and private patients accessing cataract surgery in Australia

  • byMary Ward
Public must be protected from unsafe cosmetic surgery

Public must be protected from unsafe cosmetic surgery

Patients must be empowered to make informed decisions about cosmetic surgery and the regulator must immediately step up to ensure providers have been properly vetted.

  • byAnand Deva
Human fat in home fridges:Disturbing allegations hit cosmetic surgery clinics

Human fat in home fridges:Disturbing allegations hit cosmetic surgery clinics

Investigative reporter Adele Ferguson joins Bianca Hall to discuss her months-long investigation into a chain of clinics founded by cosmetic surgeon Daniel Lanzer.

  • byBianca Hall
End in sight for a disease that closed borders,shut pools and theatres
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End in sight for a disease that closed borders,shut pools and theatres

Nearly 70 years after the polio vaccine was invented,elimination is close. Two cases of the virus poliomyelitis have been reported worldwide so far this year compared to 140 last year,says the World Health Organisation.

  • byJulie Power
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Indigenous artist’s final wish will fight kidney disease on his homelands

Indigenous artist’s final wish will fight kidney disease on his homelands

About half the Indigenous artists who painted works sold 21 years ago to provide dialysis to remote Australians with kidney disease have since died of renal failure. Now,an exhibition will highlight their work.

  • byJulie Power
‘He was fearless’:Prominent euthanasia campaigner Rodney Syme dies

‘He was fearless’:Prominent euthanasia campaigner Rodney Syme dies

Dr Syme pushed for voluntary assisted dying after an epiphany in 1974 when he was unable to relieve the pain of a patient with cancer of the spine and was haunted by her screams.

  • byMelissa Cunningham
Thousands of cancer cases undetected,adding pressure on health system

Thousands of cancer cases undetected,adding pressure on health system

Doctors are expecting a surge in undiagnosed cancers and other neglected medical conditions as Victoria emerges from its sixth lockdown.

  • byFarrah Tomazin
Prominent cosmetic surgeon’s legal action to stop ABC’s 4 Corners program

Prominent cosmetic surgeon’s legal action to stop ABC’s 4 Corners program

Daniel Lanzer has taken action in the Federal Court to prevent the ABC’s 4 Corners from broadcasting a program on him next Monday.

  • byKate McClymont
Sutton scraps isolation,COVID testing requirements for fully vaccinated visitors from NSW

Sutton scraps isolation,COVID testing requirements for fully vaccinated visitors from NSW

Fully vaccinated people in NSW will be able to visit Victoria without spending any time in quarantine or getting tested for COVID-19 from Wednesday,authorities have announced.

  • bySimone Fox Koob andCassandra Morgan