Why mothers and babies will suffer more as Africa grows hotter

As Africa gets hotter, mothers and babies are most at risk. Why is this and what can be done about it? Matthew Chersich, a specialist in climate change and maternal health, explains the reasons to health editor Nadine Dreyer.


What happens to your body when you get left in the cold

Pret a Manger, a sandwich and coffee chain, was handed an £800,000 fine recently after one of its employees became stuck in a walk-in freezer. The employee was trapped in the -18°C freezer for two and a half hours before ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert discusses heat exhaustion and heatstroke

Extreme heat continues to cause issues across the country and the globe. As the temperature rises, so does the risk of heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Over the past 30 years, extreme heat has ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Simple maintenance can reduce hospital Legionella risks

Hospital water systems are a significant source of Legionella, resulting in the potentially fatal Legionnaires' disease—but Flinders University researchers have proven simple maintenance that involves running hot water ...

page 1 from 8