Health

Disability sector 'not surprised' by death

People living with disabilities, their families and carers are 'not surprise' by the death of Ann Marie Smith in her Adelaide home, an online study reveals.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

The impact of COVID-19 on older adults

Before becoming a professor, Sarah Szanton made house calls to older adults as a nurse practitioner. On her visits, she saw how an older person's home environment can contribute to health outcomes. Now, as the Endowed Professor ...

Health

It's 2020: Time to teach teens 'safe' sexting

Preaching sexual abstinence to youth was popular for a number of decades, but research repeatedly found that such educational messages fell short in their intended goals. Simply telling youth not to have sex failed to delay ...

Genetics

Editing disease in South Africa

Gene therapy—there is a long road ahead to mainstream techniques and ensure that the technology is cost-effective.

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