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The perils of ignoring gender in health and medical research

Special surfboards for women? You betcha. Read my latest In Brief article on why gender differences need to be considered in surfboard design as well as in health and medical research.

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Saturated fats

For my latest In Brief article for Western Alliance, click here.

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Sea change, tree change and the rural health workforce

My latest article for Western Alliance’s In Brief: read it by clicking here.

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Sleep and health

I wrote something about the intersections between sleep and mental and physical health for Western Alliance recently. Read it here.

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The ‘flu vaccine: is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Go to my latest In Brief article for Western Alliance by clicking here.

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Does elite sporting success influence public participation in sport and exercise?

My latest In Brief article for Western Alliance.

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Public health and universal health care

Click here to read my latest effort for Western Alliance.

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Illicit Drugs Reporting System – Victorian Report

One of my tasks for the Burnet Institute is the production of an annual report for the Victorian Illicit Drugs Reporting System (IDRS). It combines data from an annual survey of 150 people who inject drugs with data on drug-related hospitalisations, treatment, … Continue reading

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Heatwaves and health

My latest article for Western Alliance’s In Brief looks at how heatwaves affect health and what can be done to prevent heat stress as heatwaves increase in frequency and severity in coming years.

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Clinical trials: why are they important?

My latest article for Western Alliance’s In Brief series: to read it, click here.

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