Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why only half of Australians downloaded the COVIDSafe app

Australians who have chosen not to download the COVIDSafe app are not as concerned about security and privacy—they just don't think COVID-19 is severe enough to make them download the app, according to research by The University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

London hospitals facing 'tsunami' of virus patients: NHS bosses

Hospital bosses and doctors on Thursday warned of being swamped by a "tsunami" of COVID-19 patients in London, as Britain braced for a peak in cases and the government faced calls to urgently provide specialist kit and tests ...

Health

High-priced specialty drugs: Exposing the flaws in the system

My husband, Andy, has Parkinson's disease. A year ago, his neurologist recommended a new pill that he was to take at bedtime. We quickly learned that the medication would cost US$1,300 for a one-month supply of 30 pills. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Measles outbreaks and political crises go hand in hand

The World Health Organisation (WHO) last week announced that it no longer considered measles to be eradicated in the UK. Albania, the Czech Republic and Greece also lost their measles-free status.

Psychology & Psychiatry

I'll believe it when I meme it

Memes can be used to spread prejudiced messages and are more likely to be believed if they are paired with a lot of likes from like-minded people, researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found.

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