Risk of footy injuries is up to six times higher for women, but research is lacking

The growing number of girls and young women playing AFL has brought with it a rise in serious injuries on the field. Coaches are working to build strength and educate their players on how to protect themselves during play, and there are calls for more research funding.

This cosmetic surgeon wants doctors like himself to disclose their links to device makers

There is no requirement for Australian medical practitioners to disclose the benefits they receive from private interests such as medical device manufacturers, but Daniel Fleming — who has been a paid consultant for a breast implant manufacturer — argues that has to change.