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How COVID-19 created dramatic changes in a 'winter virus'

A University of Sydney-led study reveals how the pandemic has changed the normal patterns of winter viruses in Australia, with new strains emerging and leaving most others 'extinct'. Researchers are warning of unexpected rebounds in the future.

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03 June 2022

1.4 million Australians will die of cancer in the next 25 years unless governments act

New research shows that 1.45 million Australians will die of cancer over the 25-year period from 2020-2044 unless there are major investments in prevention, early detection and patient care.
02 June 2022

Screen time, alcohol & poor sleep for girls: how the pandemic impacts teens

The first study to comprehensively examine how young people's health behaviours changed over a two-year period encompassing the COVID-19 pandemic finds both pros and cons.
31 May 2022

Very high doses of cannabis component CBD don't affect driving

University of Sydney-led research finds that 1500mg, the highest daily medicinal dose of cannabidiol (CBD), has no impact on people's driving or cognitive abilities.