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Medicine for older people is the same for anyone else: treat the person, not just the body

Bill Lukin, Consultant Emergency Physician and Palliative Medicine Trainee Physician, Clinical Associate Lecturer at the School of Medicine, The University of Queensland - avatar Bill Lukin, Consultant Emergency Physician and Palliative Medicine Trainee Physician, Clinical Associate Lecturer at the School of Medicine, The University of Queensland

Modern medicine too often posits doctors as mechanics and people as machines needing to be fixed. Neil Kumar/Unsplash, CC BY-SAThis article is part of our series on older...

What's happening in our bodies as we age?

Lisa Hee, Director of Healthy Ageing and Dementia Programs School of Nursing and Midwifery, PhD candidate in ?, CQUniversity Australia - avatar Lisa Hee, Director of Healthy Ageing and Dementia Programs School of Nursing and Midwifery, PhD candidate in ?, CQUniversity Australia

There are many processes that occur as a result of 'wear and tear' in the body.from www.shutterstock.com.auThis article is part of our series on older people’s heal...

Youngest in class twice as likely to take ADHD medication

Martin Paul Whitely, Visiting Fellow, Murdoch University - avatar Martin Paul Whitely, Visiting Fellow, Murdoch University

If ADHD is a neurobiological disorder, a child’s birthdate or gender should have no bearing on their chances of being diagnosed.from www.shutterstock.com.auNew rese...

Loose-cannon Trump enters the tinderbox of US-Russia-China relations

Joseph Camilleri, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, La Trobe University - avatar Joseph Camilleri, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, La Trobe University

A Trump administration raises many questions about how America's relationships with other world powers will play out.Reuters/Lucy NicholsonDonald Trump’s inaugurati...

Explainer: what rights do workers have to getting paid in the gig economy?

Joellen Riley, Dean and Professor of Labour Law, University of Sydney - avatar Joellen Riley, Dean and Professor of Labour Law, University of Sydney

The gig economy is offering Australians jobs, but it comes at a cost. These are often temporary positions, where workers are independent and have to take on more risks.In...

Things fall apart: why do the ecosystems we depend on collapse?

David Lindenmayer, Professor, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University - avatar David Lindenmayer, Professor, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University

People collapse, buildings collapse, economies collapse and even entire human civilizations collapse. Collapse is also common in the natural world – animal populati...

2017: The year ahead in cinema

Ari Mattes, Lecturer in Media Studies, University of Notre Dame Australia - avatar Ari Mattes, Lecturer in Media Studies, University of Notre Dame Australia

Baywatch is returning to the big screen in 2017. What a time to be alive. Cold Spring PicturesThere have been some good films already released in 2017. Robert Zemeckis&rs...

Could Russian hacking pose a threat to Australian democracy?

Greg Austin, Professor, Australian Centre for Cyber Security, UNSW Australia - avatar Greg Austin, Professor, Australian Centre for Cyber Security, UNSW Australia

Russia has been accused of interfering in the recent US presidential election.ShutterstockThe Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee over the past two years...

 

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Sharks commence $25 million-dollar construction of Mantra Hotel

Southport Sharks CEO, Dean Bowtell One of the largest clubs in Queensland, Southport Sharks, has joined forces with leading Australian hotel and ...

This Book/Song Changed My Life social media campaign

Anna Funder Four best-selling Australian authors and two indie artists have added their voices to This Book/Song Changed My Life social media cam...

Online fun and games

Modern technology is not just about communications and space exploration. There are daily advances in online entertainment innovation. If you type ...