The next time you habitually search your bathroom cabinet for some pain medication, you may want to consider virtual games first. According to Edmund Keogh, from the University of Bath, research has shown that psychology plays an important part in how we experience both acute and chronic pain – and that painful sensations can be manipulated by what we think and feel.
With so much confusing and conflicting information about infant feeding, LEAPS (Learning, Eating, Active, Play, Sleep), a free program led by QUT in partnership with NAQ Nutrition, provides some welcome clarity.
Fibres from the Australian native spinifex grass are being used to improve latex that could be used to make condoms as thin as a human hair without any loss in strength.
Primary health care professionals gathering in Canberra to discuss future of Australian health system
Workplaces are still not meeting employees’ expectations in terms of mental wellbeing. Rod Gutierrez outlines what can be done.
The $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund is now one step closer to implementation, with legislation passing Senate after amendments from the LNP.
A study published in the BMJ has highlighted concerns over implant based female sterilisation using the Essure device which blocks the fallopian tubes. Women who undergo the hysteropic sterilisation procedure have a significantly heightened risk of reoperation following complications, which the study’s authors have highlighted as a serious safety concern.
For many years scientists have been trying to find a way to measure the pressure in a patient’s brain without having to drill a hole in the person’s skull. Although this remains the most reliable way to measure pressure in the brain, it is invasive, expensive and comes with the risk of infection and bleeding.
Federal Health minister Sussan Ley today launched a campaign aimed at Australians to take up sporting activities in the name of their own wellbeing.