New tool to value health of urban developments

A new tool to value the health effects of urban development proposals has been revealed by researchers at the Universities of Bristol and Bath and published in Frontiers in Public Health.

Medical economics

Sustained low wages tied to early death risk

Sustained low-wage earning is associated with elevated mortality risk and excess deaths, according to a study published in the Feb. 21 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID control: A global study

A team from the University of Zagreb in Croatia has surveyed the various ways in which national governments attempted to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, SARS-CoV-2. Writing in the International Journal of Student ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is the best COVID policy for Australia in 2023?

Ongoing vaccination and lower thresholds for escalating public health and social measures may be vital components to combat future COVID-19 variants, new research suggests.


China records 1st population fall in decades as births drop

China's population shrank for the first time in decades last year as its birthrate plunged, official figures showed Tuesday, adding to pressure on leaders to keep the economy growing despite an aging workforce and at a time ...

Oncology & Cancer

Putting a dollar value on cancer survival

New University of the Sunshine Coast-led research has for the first time estimated the health care costs of Queenslanders who survived cancers in the 20 years to 2016.

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