Scabies is a disease of antiquity, one of the scourges of those on the First Fleet but no longer known for most in Australian society. However, in the far remote Northern Territory, scabies infection remains endemic, and in some regions almost 70% of Aboriginal children in remote areas had been infected within their first year of life.
Australia and Indonesia should gradually re-frame their relationship by considering shared interests within the broader regional context.
This year is the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death and her celebrity continues to grow. But relegating Austen's work to plots about 'whether the heroine gets her man' belittles her achievement.
Flinders University researchers are calling for participants in a new posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) therapy trial which aims to improve people’s recovery after a traumatic event.
Not all wetlands are created equal, but even the smallest are vital when it comes to preserving fragile freshwater biodiversity, and a new case study from South Australia spells another warning.
A comprehensive online self-help program aims to help reduce distress for patients diagnosed with cancer.
“Coming back to work after cancer treatment, or working during, will not come as easy as before diagnosis. In Australia, there is no system to support people returning to work after cancer treatment – or to provide advice to their doctors or employers on how to help them.”