Addiction

Drug consumption room recommended for ACT

A study led by Burnet Senior Research Fellow, Amy Kirwan has recommended a drug consumption room (DCR) be introduced in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) in a bid to counter significant and escalating drug-related harm ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Taste, smell dysfunction with COVID-19 can be severe

(HealthDay)—COVID-19 should be suspected when patients present with a severe reduction of taste and smell in the absence of severe nasal obstruction, according to a study published online June 18 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head ...

Other

Women seek labial reduction surgery for cosmetic reasons

Women with normal sized labia minora still seek labial reduction surgery for cosmetic reasons finds new research published today (24 August) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Treating stubborn depression

At least one in three patients with depression won't respond well to a series of treatments and experts in the field have joined together to outline practical treatments to tackle the issue, in the Medical Journal of Australia ...

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