Promising results in a trial of ketamine for severe depression could lead to treatment becoming more affordable.
New research from UNSW Sydney reveals the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for women of refugee backgrounds living in Australia.
From July 1, authorised psychiatrists will be able to prescribe MDMA and psilocybin in some circumstances. Here’s what we’re excited and concerned about.
It turns out the official guidelines are – like many other fields in health – largely based on the male body.
They prevent more deaths than almost any other single hospital intervention, but implementing Medical Emergency Teams in hospitals was no easy task.
Psychological debriefing usually involves counsellors providing survivors with a single counselling session soon after an event. But ‘talking through’ trauma can over-consolidate painful memories.
One day we’ll look back in amazement that wood heaters were once tolerated in cities right next to houses, schools and hospitals.
A new technique developed at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and UNSW Sydney could make stem cell studies up to 100 times more efficient.
Australia is in the middle of its fifth Omicron wave, which has been brewing since February. But it’s been slow and the health impacts are very different.
We know from other viruses that viral fragments can remain in different tissues for months or even years. This could be the case for long COVID.