Health

Robert Robert Monaghan, Carla Treloar and Gail Matthews

Three major projects, focusing on reducing stigma, community-led models and assessment of people living with chronic hepatitis B, have received funding.

A lone figure in a hoodie stands at the end of a wharf peering into the mist

Machine learning algorithms could be more accurate and reliable than conventional methods of predicting suicide risk.

Colourful silhouettes of people in profile

The Kirby Institute is calling for people at risk of monkeypox to enrol in the TraX study to help shape the public health response.

Medical researcher

The 11 projects include an international trial of treatments for people who've had cardiac arrests and the development of new treatments for genetic screening.

a mother fits a face mask to her young daughter

At times when COVID numbers are increasing, allowing infectious people to mingle freely at work and socially will create epidemic growth and make the crisis even worse.

People receive their vaccinations at a COVID vaccination centre

A review of COVID booster acceptance statistics suggests we may be unlikely to see coverage go much beyond 80 per cent – but we can still learn from others’ mistakes when it comes to health messaging.

A young man with a glass of water in one hand and a tablet in the other

Australians bought more than 65 million packs of paracetamol pain relief last year. TGA efforts to reduce its potential harms will need to take those who use it to manage pain into consideration.

Hands with futuristic bracelets

How we connect the human body to technology isn't as scary as a science fiction movie, says UNSW Sydney neuroscientist Felix Aplin.

Jason Abbott and Louisa Jorm

Obstetrician and gynaecologist Jason Abbott and health data expert Louisa Jorm have been awarded two Research Data Infrastructure grants from the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources. 

Applying Contact Lens

Simple changes to contact lens use could prevent many cases of sight-threatening eye infection.

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