Dr Joe Today

July 30th, 20180578 There is increasing interest in the over use of medical tests, medications and procedures. There has been a belief that more medicine equals better health. In reality it...

February 26th, 20180776 Recently I had the great pleasure of giving a talk to a group of University students who are part of Mannkal Scholars. These are students who are wanting to expand their...

December 11th, 201712003 Let me be very clear upfront. We all have to make a living. Only the government can forcibly extract money to keep itself going. The rest of us need to exchange goods or...

November 12th, 201701050 Fairly quietly the effectiveness of this year’s flu vaccine in different ages groups has been released. Previously, Australis’s chief medical officer Professor...

October 9th, 201701516 The use of antidepressants has exploded over the last 20 years. It is estimated that one in ten people in the USA is on them and as many as one in four women in their...

August 28th, 20170741 Some numbers are so big that one can struggle to comprehend them. Fierce Pharma reported that in the decade from 2007, drugs losing their patents had total sales of...

June 12th, 20170827 Every year a number of new drugs come onto the market. Some are greeted with fanfare while others just slide in. There is an assessment process to bring pharmaceuticals...
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