Health

Omicron-adapted COVID-19 boosters will likely be available in several countries before the end of the year

Several countries are preparing to distribute Omicron-adapted COVID-19 boosters. What does this mean for Australia?

Professor Peter Macdonald and Dr Yashutosh Joshi

A new heart transplant technique is reducing waiting lists for patients in Australia and potentially around the world.  

A man walking down a busy street with a face mask on

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.

Man in hoodie approaching a women walking in tunnel

Professor Tony Butler will lead a Centre for Research Excellence scheme which will investigate the profiling, prediction and prevention of violence. 

Artist impression of the COVID-19 virus

Researchers will investigate treatment measures for COVID-19 infection and the aerosol transmission of SARS-COV-2.

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.

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