Read the latest opinion articles inspired by health and medicine research at ANU.
Analysis and opinion | 21 May 2023
Federal budget: Boost of social enterprises and place-based initiatives helps communities most in need
By Dr Babita Bhatt and Prof Israr Qureshi. The federal budget has gained significant attention for supporting those most in need by delivering cost-of-living relief and strengthening Medicare. But it also recognises that some problems cannot be overcome with one-size-fits-all solutions.
Analysis and opinion | 13 Jul 2022
Experts have reduced the protective window of prior infection from 12 weeks to 28 days. Ashwin Swaminathan two and a half year run of negative COVID tests
Analysis and opinion | 2 May 2022
As Omicron surges through the community, getting the right answer from a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) is not as straightforward as reading one or two lines off the kit.
Analysis and opinion | 9 Mar 2022
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia – and worldwide. It is highly preventable, so it’s never too early to consider what you can do to improve the health of your heart. Here are five evidence-based ways to do this.
Analysis and opinion | 8 Mar 2022
Many Australians live with fatigue including those with chronic fatigue syndrome. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and long COVID, or “post COVID-19 condition” as defined by the World Health Organisation, discussions about fatigue have become much more common.
Analysis and opinion | 13 Jan 2022
If you've caught COVID, it's normal to experience a range of emotions — including guilt.
Analysis and opinion | 17 Dec 2021
PhD researcher and psychologist, Aflaha Khan, provides tips on emerging from the quiet of lockdown to the cacophony of real-world socialisation.
Analysis and opinion | 15 Oct 2021
International borders are about to open, but our research shows the plight of stranded Australians is not over
Australia’s international borders are due to reopen next month for people returning to states with 80% vaccination rates. But this does not mean the plight of Australians who have been stranded overseas during the pandemic is over.