Green is good for city workers

A new study of 68 city centres in Great Britain – comparing ‘greenness’ of tree cover, vegetation and the presence of parks – has linked lower […]

Not guilty, but not off the hook

The defence of mental impairment gives a defendant reasons for their crime to be forgiven, but such a plea can have lingering negative effects on a […]

Call for heart checks in pregnancy

Women with complicated pregnancies are often unaware of their higher risk of heart disease, Australian researchers warn in a new paper published in respected journal PLOS […]

PTSD link to pandemic fears

Even at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, people around the world became  more fearful of what could happen to them or their family. […]

How to talk about death and dying

Our reluctance to think, talk or communicate about death is even more pronounced when we deal with others’ loss compared to our own, new research finds, […]

Ethiopia suffers from HIV treatment fears

Free public antiretroviral therapy programs have been available for more than a decade in Southwest Ethiopia to address spiralling HIV-AIDS related deaths. However, Flinders University researchers […]

Nepal battles high child mortality

Medical intervention alone will not rectify Nepal’s appalling perinatal mortality rates, which are among the highest in the world. A Flinders University researcher has found that […]

Bees nearly joined the dinosaurs

The cataclysmic events that wiped out the land dinosaurs some 65 million years ago also caused widespread extinction in bees, Flinders University research has found.