Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Race-based spirometry equations may miss emphysema

A secondary data analysis of the CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development In Young Adults) Lung study found that emphysema is often detectable on CT scan before spirometry findings become abnormal. The findings suggest that ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A role for sports in men's mental health

Sports can play a crucial role in challenging stereotypes and promoting positive mental health for boys and young men, new research has concluded.

Health

Home injuries up during COVID-19 lockdowns

The number of Australians who were hospitalized for an injury that occurred at home increased during the initial COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020, while fewer people were injured in public places, according to a new report from ...

Addiction

E-cigarettes are harmful and are addicting youth

E-cigarettes, or vapes, are causing harm and risk introducing a new generation to smoking, warn experts from The Australian National University (ANU) following their government report into vaping.

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