Harm reduction programs in prisons will be key to achieving public health goals, says UNSW and sector experts.
For the first time, we have the tools to greatly reduce kidney disease. How can we make sure they get to those who need them?
People have died taking selfies at cliffs, waterfalls and natural pools. We need to try a different approach to reducing the risk.
A survey of Australian adults who use popular alcohol delivery sites found one in five utilised a service to continue a home drinking session.
Nearly two-thirds of suburbs in one major part of Sydney have no food stores at all. And in those that do, unhealthy food outlets outnumber healthy ones by more than six to one.
The Kirby Institute is calling for people at risk of monkeypox to enrol in the TraX study to help shape the public health response.
At times when COVID numbers are increasing, allowing infectious people to mingle freely at work and socially will create epidemic growth and make the crisis even worse.
With the goal of ‘business as usual’, politicians will continue to reduce COVID protections without immediate consequence while transmission is low. But then the next wave will come.
If we consider suicide rates within age groups, men over 85 are at three times the average risk. We should make sure older men have ways to express when they’re not coping and seek help.
The third-generation vaccine has fewer potential side effects than second-generation vaccines and can be safely given to people with weakened immune systems.