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Huge health benefits by cutting back sugar in sugary drinks

More than 150,000 Australian deaths could be prevented if the energy content of sugary drinks was cut by around a […]

Hidden causes of methamphetamine-related death

Significant increases in mortality rates between 2009 and 2015 indicate a major methamphetamine problem in Australia, National Drug and Alcohol Research […]

Tackling snakebite deaths

Improving treatment and reducing the death and injury toll from snakebites globally took a major step forward when the World […]

Sensors to monitor and treat concussion

University of Sydney researchers have developed an impact sensor being worn by players at Randwick Rugby Union Club to better […]

Golden staph a public health threat to children

The first major study of golden staph bloodstream infection in Australian children has found higher death rates if the right […]

The chewing gum test that could prevent blindness and save lives

Researchers from the University of Sydney’s Save Sight Institute have reported a simple ‘chewing gum’ test that could be the […]

Use of palliative care medicine services increasing with expenditure up by 80%

Over the past 5 years, Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) payments for all palliative medicine specialist services increased by almost 80%. […]

Family-focused therapy reduces complicated grief

Supporting families of patients with advanced cancer and assisting them in bereavement is an important clinical goal for oncology and mental […]

Science on the move for health

Medical researchers have confirmed that by taking an additional 3,500 steps and spending an extra 45 minutes on the move […]

Aspirin is safe for heart surgery patients

A worldwide study led by Monash University clinician-researchers shows that patients who take aspirin before heart surgery are at no […]
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