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Green time better than screen time for kids

A University of Adelaide review of 186 studies from around the world has found “green time” is far better for children and adolescents’ mental...

Covid-19 vaccine: Utilise pharmacists for large-scale rollout

In response to the announcement by the Federal Government that a free Covid-19 vaccine will be available progressively throughout 2021 in Australia, if trials...

Report: New approaches to bullying needed

ReachOut, an Australian online mental health service for young people and their parents, has released a new report detailing the need for a new...

Spotlight on disordered eating in high performance sport

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) have launched a AIS-NEDC Disordered Eating in High Performance Sport position statement and...

Helping to care for Covid-19 positive patients at home

As we all know, any person diagnosed with Covid-19 must self-isolate and stay at home, unless seeking medical care, to help prevent the spread...

New research sheds light on autism and social interaction

Media Release The brains of people on the autism spectrum can infer what others think, contrary to a commonly held view that says they...

Survey reveals worrying Covid-19 testing trend

Results released from a survey conduct by Monash University – Survey of Covid-19 Responses to Understand Behaviour (SCRUB) – reveals that 85% of Australians...

Social prescribing: a standard part of health care

In light of the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on physical and mental health, three national health organisations are calling on the Federal Government...

Weight of evidence for muscle maintenance

Spring is when people often start thinking about their weight and the need to lose the extra kilograms gained over winter. In the September...

Partnership to combat osteoporosis public health burden

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has announced a partnership with Amgen and UCB, in collaboration with the University of Oxford, to support its Capture...

Creating healthier workplaces across Queensland

The success of a business relies on the health and wellbeing of its employees – you can’t run a productive workplace if your staff...

Bedside trial finds hydrocortisone improves recovery from Covid-19

A global study, led from Monash University, has found that delivering intravenous hydrocortisone, a corticosteroid, improves recovery and survival for critically ill Covid-19 patients. In...
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