health October 23, 2021
As millions of Australians exit lockdown, they will soon be able to test themselves for Covid-19 at home with rapid antigen tests. There are benefits to the tests, but concerns remain over accuracy.
health October 16, 2021
The pandemic has seen an increase in people reporting tinnitus. Although the cause is not known, it could be related to the stress and anxiety of Covid-19.
health October 2, 2021
As we move towards a ‘Covid normal’ return to workplaces, the importance of sick leave has never been greater.
health September 18, 2021
Psychologists are concerned about anxiety and depression becoming long-term problems due to the pandemic, with the worst effects felt by the young and the vulnerable.
health September 4, 2021
Homesickness is no longer classified as a disease, yet it causes both anxiety and depression. The pandemic has magnified the grief and loss of distance and separation.
health August 28, 2021
In the course of the pandemic, sign language has adapted and changed to deal with the demands of televised press conferences. Importantly, the interpreters are increasingly Deaf themselves.
health August 21, 2021
Covid-19 has affected older people more severely than children, but scientists are increasingly concerned about long Covid in young people.
health August 14, 2021
New analysis of the Ranger uranium mine in Kakadu National Park casts doubt on government claims it is not linked to high rates of cancer and stillbirth in nearby Indigenous communities.