Ambos feel the heat
Thu, 25 May 2023
Researchers have discovered calls to the Queensland Ambulance Service increase by more than 20% during some kind of heatwaves, and say communities need to be more aware of the danger as heatwaves grow in number and severity.

Suicide link to climate change unfounded
Fri, 28 Apr 2023
A James Cook University researcher says there is no evidence climate change is associated with increased suicide rates, and health administrators who believe there is may be prioritising a carbon net zero policy over patient health.

Massive study pinpoints Covid prevention strategies for kids
Wed, 12 Apr 2023
A huge study of Victoria’s attempt to prevent COVID-19 from spreading in school-age children has highlighted which measures were most useful and called into question the effectiveness of school closures for some age groups.

Link between alcohol consumption and partner violence in PNG
Thu, 6 Apr 2023
A new study has found a link between alcohol use by men and the high rate of Intimate Partner violence in Papua New Guinea.

Revheads without hats
Fri, 17 Mar 2023
Researchers observing the crowd at Townsville’s V8 supercars events say many people are sun smart – but women are wearing the wrong hats.

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