Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health is the Journal of the Public Health Association of Australia and is published six times a year, in February, April, June, August, October and December. Its contents are subject to normal refereeing processes. Finished discussions of research projects are the staple diet of the Journal, but there is space for reviews, views and historical pieces from time to time.

Public Health Association of Australia
Impact factor
1.529 (2011)

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Study links caesareans and cardiovascular risk

A new Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health study has found Australian children who were born via cesarean section (C-section) have a greater risk of cardiovascular disease and obesity, and it's sparked a call ...


Teachers sound the alarm on school vaping

A new study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health shows teachers and other school staff are worried about the impact of rising e-cigarette use on student mental health and performance, with ...


Study calls for urgent regulation of unhealthy home deliveries

Ordering an online Uber Eats, other food, alcohol or vaping delivery from the comfort of your couch is hugely popular—but a new study is calling for urgent Government action, due to concerns unregulated, on-demand home ...

Oncology & Cancer

Nitrate levels in drinking water may be related to bowel cancer

The formation of cancer-causing chemicals in the gut could be at the heart of understanding how high levels of nitrate in our drinking water contribute to increasing the risk of bowel (colorectal) cancer, New Zealand researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Aussies say they're more COVID compliant than their peers

The majority of Australians say they are extremely diligent when it comes to complying with COVID-19 restrictions, but think others aren't, according to a study from The Australian National University (ANU).


Progress in the Pacific on sugary drink taxes

Pacific nations are leading the way regionally with taxes on sugary drinks in a bid to battle obesity and related diseases, new University of Otago-led research reveals.


COVID-19 lockdowns increase meth exposure risks

Families unwittingly living in houses used as methamphetamine labs could be exposed to significantly higher levels of the drug ice during COVID-19 lockdowns, as financial pressures brought on by the pandemic prevent relocation ...

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