Existing between the lines: getting to know my daughter’s dyslexia | Angie Fox | Society

The wipers groan across the windscreen. We are stuck in heavy rain at the train tracks. One train goes by and then another. It’s Saturday morning in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs and we are all late for basketball, or soccer, or footy, or ballet. Frustration pierces the sanctity of our car. …

Transvaginal mesh use should be suspended, health groups say | Society

Health consumer groups have called for the use of transvaginal mesh to be suspended while a comprehensive audit of complications is conducted. The call, made by an alliance of six state and territory consumer health groups, comes as the law firm Slater and Gordon announced it was investigating a second …

Transvaginal mesh inquiry criticises Australia’s medical device regulation | Society

The health system’s catastrophic failure to protect women receiving transvaginal mesh implants has caused “great cost” to victims, exposed major failings with Australia’s regulation of medical devices, and cast health professionals in a “very poor light”, an inquiry has found. The inquiry has called for a major overhaul of Australia’s …