Sales of painkillers like paracetamol and ibuprofen have soared after the Australian government made codeine products prescription-only just over two years ago – but in what medical researchers consider good news, consumers don’t seem to have ‘switched’ to potentially harmful opioid derivatives i
UNSW Sydney researchers are beginning a two-year study into how a reduced work week improves the health and wellbeing of construction workers and their families.
More than a quarter of junior doctors (JDs) are working unsafe hours that double their risk of developing mental health problems and suicidal ideation, according to Australian-first research led by the Black Dog Institute and UNSW Sydney.
$7 million in Commonwealth Government funding will underpin the launch of a unique service providing expert support for people with mental health, neurological and alcohol and drug disorders.
UNSW researchers have secured funding for 38 projects in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council funding round.
Researchers have shown why people with intellectual disability experience lower life expectancy and suggest better public health could improve outcomes.