Patients liked telehealth during COVID-19

The expansion of telehealth-supported access to health care during the COVID-19 pandemic was roundly embraced by general practice patients, according to new Flinders University research. The […]

New gauge on weather forecasts

Australia, the driest inhabited continent, is prone to natural disasters and wild swings in weather conditions – from floods to droughts, heatwaves and bushfires. Now two […]

Help for serious shopaholics

When does excessive buying become a disorder? For the first time, international experts in psychology have built a framework to diagnose Compulsive Buying-Shopping Disorder – promising help […]

Plant microbiome discovery

International experts have described for the first time how healthy plants appear to carry bacteria in their cells, opening a new avenue of research to improve […]

How mammals evolved bigger brains

Scientists have pieced together a timeline of how brain and body size evolved in mammals over the last 150 million years by comparing the brain mass […]

Raising the bar on country dementia care

Rising levels of dementia is putting pressure on residential aged care facilities, including in rural and regional centres where nursing homes and staff are already under […]