prevention

Analysis of distractions leading to child drowning fatalities in Australia

New UNSW research is a timely reminder this summer that housework, socialising and miscommunication can become deadly distractions when young children are left alone in or near water.

Suicide prevention

Doctors may in the future be able to take a blood test to determine if a patient is suicidal, with the hope of decreasing the number of people taking their own lives.

Gay couple cropped

Three decades after the onset of the AIDS pandemic, Australia’s leading HIV research body The Kirby Institute is calling on ‘pos-neg’ couples to join the fight for HIV. prevention.

AIDS Day

An urgent revision of HIV prevention practices is required in Australia, warn the authors of an annual report of trends in behavior.

John deWit

OPINION: Thirty years on, Australia is still well positioned to take the lead in HIV prevention, writes Professor John de Wit.

New developments in research into depression and other mental disorders will be discussed at a major symposium at UNSW next week.