Health

Curious Kids: why do we have eyebrows?

  What a great, eyebrow-raising question, Alexander! Eyebrows come in a range of shapes, sizes and colours. They help make…

1 week ago

Government demands for arbitrary performance targets are contributing to ambulance delays, paramedic exhaustion

Last week, a Victorian woman died while reportedly waiting six hours for an ambulance. Ambulance union secretary Danny Hill linked…

2 weeks ago

‘We always come last’: Deaf people are vulnerable to disaster risk but excluded from preparedness

Deaf people are highly vulnerable to disaster risk but tend to be excluded from programs aimed at boosting preparedness and…

2 weeks ago

3 mRNA vaccines researchers are working on (that aren’t COVID)

The world’s first mRNA vaccines — the COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna — have made it in record time…

4 weeks ago

Is it the adenovirus vaccine technology, used by AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, causing blood clots? There’s no evidence yet

This week, US health authorities recommended pausing the rollout of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine while investigations into…

4 weeks ago

What is Novavax, Australia’s third COVID vaccine option? And when will we get it?

As AstraZeneca is no longer the preferred vaccine for Australian adults under 50, attention is turning to what other COVID-19…

4 weeks ago