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Health November 03, 2018
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
Women who experience premenstrual dysphoric disorder – a condition many degrees more severe than the more common PMS – face misunderstanding, misdiagnosis and restrictions on the lives they can lead.
Health November 25, 2017
Online mental health services
Online mental health services, including self-guided tools and live therapy sessions, address problems of access for people in rural and remote areas as well as cost-effectiveness of treatment.
Education December 09, 2017
Boys’ behaviour and teaching challenges
Behavioural problems in young boys are contributing to increasing numbers falling behind academically, which can cascade into emotional and mental health issues later in life.
Science October 21, 2017
Memory systems and ancient knowledge
Studies of how cultures without writing maintained their scientific knowledge in ritual, dance and song have led to a better appreciation of their complex understanding of the world
Health September 23, 2017
Beating peanut allergy
Australian researchers have made a significant breakthrough in the long-lasting treatment of peanut allergy.
Health August 19, 2017
Mesh implant dangers
The frequency of horrific complications arising from transvaginal mesh implants, typically used to treat pelvic organ prolapse, has led to a class action.
Health July 21, 2017
Mental health care for medical professionals
A new wellbeing initiative for trainee physicians aims to combat the medical profession’s high rates of mental health issues and suicide, and the stigma of healthcare workers admitting they need help.
Health July 01, 2017
Hormonal therapy for autism
Developments in autism research suggest hormonal treatments could make expensive and time-consuming early behavioural therapies more attainable and successful.