Health educators are telling Australian parents they can protect their children from high levels of lead exposure associated with lead mining and smelting – yet there is no evidence this is true, write Donna Green and Marianne Sullivan.
Processed meat, including bacon, has been classified as causing cancer in humans while red meat could also be a culprit, according to a new report by the World Health Organization released today.
UNSW environmental engineer Stuart Khan will advise on new global drinking water guidelines following his appointment to a top World Health Organisation body.
A hand hygiene campaign has recorded good results in NSW hospitals but doctors are letting the side down, UNSW research shows.
Indigenous peoples' health is 100 years behind that of other Australians, according to work carried out by UNSW researchers.