Dr Michael Mohammed Ahmad’s new novel The Lebs challenges literary traditions and perceptions of Australianess.
Waiting for a baby to arrive can be anxious business. Once labour starts, how long do you wait before going to hospital? Should you take your time, have a bath, and prepare for a long labour – or is your baby likely to crown when you’re stuck in traffic?
Nearly half of Australians on stable lipid-lowering treatment may be having fewer high-density lipoprotein (HDL-C) testing than recommended by national guidelines, while nearly one fifth are having more tests than recommended, new research reveals.
It’s the national health tragedy that’s falling on deaf ears: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children have the highest rates of ‘otitis media’ – or middle ear infection – in the world.
New research from Western Sydney University has revealed that simple self-care strategies, such as spending time with animals and getting enough sleep, are helpful for people managing bipolar disorder symptoms.
Following an exciting development in The Bionic Voice research project – led by the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development at Western Sydney University – the global field of electronic voice research is set to change.
Western Sydney University research has found that first-time mothers with mental health issues – in particular, maternal anxiety – are five times as likely to have their baby noted as having reflux when admitted to hospital.
Despite increased awareness of the prevalence of breast cancer and importance of early detection, a Western Sydney University study found that Australian immigrant women are still not getting the message.