The Articular Surface Replacement hip or ASR created by DePuy and marketed by the Johnson and Johnson company was sold to doctors and patients as a giant step forward in joint replacement.
A story that tells the latest chapter in the life of a remarkable community that has battled with missionaries, governments and the horrors of alcohol abuse.
A chance meeting with a family who'd suffered a double tragedy led an award-winning medical scientist, Dr.
Explores the life and work of Dr Patricia Brennan who led the campaign for the ordination of women priests in Australia's Anglican Church, and won.
Forty-one year old Gavin Larkin was the ultimate alpha male with a seemingly perfect life. He was a highly successful advertising executive with friends in high places.
This program tells the story of Penelope Dingle and an untimely death that's rebounded on those closest to her in unpredictable ways.
This program features a true story that is stranger than fiction. Sally Nielsen is twenty-five and she's a wedding planner.
This program is about an unlikely alliance between a GP, a group of oyster farmers and a Sydney scientist.
Red Symons might be the funny 'bad guy' of radio and television, but appearances are deceptive.
How real or imagined is this thing we've taken to calling depression?
In this program we look at the whole fitness thing - how to get it, and once you've got it, how to keep it.
Connie McDonald is a woman whose been liberated by love. Born In the Kimberley with a debilitating bone disease, Connie's first baby steps, broke both her legs.
In 1936 The John Of God Sisters took over ccontrol of the Bungarum Leprosarium for Aboriginals near Derby in WA.
It's a telling statistic that seven out of ten Australians die what might be called an "expected death". In many cases doctors can tell patients roughly how long they have to live.
Every day, worldwide, laboratories routinely analyse human genes to pinpoint a whole range of suspected diseases. Life-saving treatment can depend on fast, accurate diagnoses.
At great cost to his deteriorating health, Bernie Banton has been the face of the James Hardie compensation case.
Andrew Denton first met Annie Robinson during the 'Show and Tell' segment on Enough Rope two years ago. That's when he found out about the term 'metastatic cancer': cancer gone wild.
Much like the brain surgery he does every day, Dr Charlie Teo is a challenging, highly complicated individual. The self described maverick, many patients see him as a miracle worker.
In 1993, Andrew Denton proved that it's healthy, not sick, to poke fun at cancer.
Matt Laffan was born with a debilitating condition and little expectation that he would survive.