Health

Girl in a hospital bed writing in a book

This is the first large-scale study to measure the academic outcomes of children hospitalised with a chronic condition.

Artificial intelligence in medicine

Artificial intelligence in ICUs and detecting cancer clones that may be resistant to treatment ahead of time could be the future of medicine. 

a young child lies on a pillow looking sad

There are practical things you can do to make your child more comfortable if they’re ill.

Indigenous people in traditional dress

The second wave of COVID-19 in New South Wales highlights concerns for the unvaccinated and those with multiple risk factors - particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

A woman receives a vaccine at an Aboriginal Medical Service Centre

It’s simply not “safe” for many Australians to come out of Scott Morrison’s proverbial cave until vaccination rates increase.

Peter Gunning

Professor Peter Gunning has been recognised by the Australia and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology for his research which potentially impacts a broad range of diseases including childhood and adult cancers.

glass salt shaker on gray table and white background

A major new piece of research reports on the results of one of the largest dietary intervention studies ever conducted.

doctor measuring patient's blood pressure

The number of people with high blood pressure has doubled over the past 30 years, a comprehensive analysis has shown.

People celebrate in Israel

Australia plans to begin relaxing restrictions once 70% of over-16s are fully vaccinated. But as Israel shows us, it’s likely not enough to reach herd immunity, especially with the Delta variant.

Breakthrough infections

Immune fitness, virus variant and vaccine type are all factors that can contribute to breakthrough infections in the fully immunised.

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