Published Articles

Australia needs better allergen monitoring in the face of climate change

The nation is highly vulnerable to more thunderstorm asthma events and needs better equipment to track allergens, says researcher.
10 December 2018

Are condom sales down? This might be why

Sex workers report rising demand for condomless sex.
06 December 2018

Flu vax prevents 1 in 5 deaths, ICU admissions

Large study confirms protective effect in vaccinated people who go on to contract the virus.
03 December 2018

Rubella elimination a 'testament to success of NIP'

The WHO says rubella has been wiped out in Australia.
01 November 2018

Patients give pharmacists almost perfect marks for flu vaccination

Almost all say they will continue to use the service.
30 October 2018

Is aspirin worth it in the under-70s?

There are twice as many CVD events averted as there are bleeds in five years, say researchers.
29 October 2018

New law gives pharmaceutical companies two days to report shortages

There'll be major penalties for those that don’t comply
11 September 2018

What’s in a name? Perhaps anxiety and overtreatment

Calls to change the terminology of low-risk cancers
06 September 2018

Five of the scariest antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the past five years

Oh, and future outbreaks are tipped to be even worse
06 September 2018

Were GPs too offended by pharmacy tests to help patients?

Six-month COPD screening trial highlights lack of follow-up
28 August 2018