Health

HIV cells

The sustained downward trend is likely due to high uptake of prevention measures, testing and high levels of treatment.

A researcher on one side of a one-way glass uses a microphone to give directions to a parent with her child

Children with callous unemotional traits can learn to be more prosocial, a study has shown.

an older man sits on a bench looking into the distance

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.

father and daughter doing exercise in living room

A self-paced digital health program has potential to help survivors of childhood cancer build healthy lifestyle behaviours.

A box of fresh fruit and vegetables

A new study prescribing ‘food as medicine’ shows promise for doctors and patients managing diet-related diseases.

Groups of people picnicking in park

When the pandemic hit, green space was there for us at a time when others weren’t or couldn’t be. Urban greening might be the solution to the ‘lonelygenic environment’ that our cities have created.

young adult female cancer patient wearing headscarf looking out window

A self-guided digital intervention is showing promise for helping cancer survivors manage their post-treatment uncertainty.

A woman in a dark room with her hand on her cheek, her face lit by a screen

Mainstream medicine hasn’t yet found enough evidence-based treatments for long COVID. No wonder sufferers are turning to unproven therapies.

A man about to get a vaccine from a medical worker

The third-generation vaccine has fewer potential side effects than second-generation vaccines and can be safely given to people with weakened immune systems.

NSW Ambulance driving through a shopping centre

Paramedics can miss a stroke diagnosis in women in time-critical treatment window, study finds.

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