There are several methods by which elderly people are physically restrained in nursing homes.
New regulations to stop the use of physical restraint on the elderly recognise a serious problem in our aged care system. But in order to really fix this issue, we need to address what's causing it.
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New research on facial recognition technology trials by the police calls for tighter regulation to protect human rights.
Ivanka Trump headed the panel that chose Donald Trump;s nomination for World Bank President.
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Regardless of his qualities, and Donald Trump's pick was the former chief economist at Bear Stearns, right now a US candidate is the wrong candidate.
Polycystic ovary syndrome can make conceiving more difficult.
While most women who have PCOS become pregnant, they often take longer to fall pregnant and are more likely to need fertility treatment than women without PCOS.
Financial institutions often have all the information they need to identify suspected cases of economic abuse.
The royal commission didn't examine economic abuse. If it had it would have found there's much banks can do.
By changing our approach to author rights, we can help writers earn more.
Here are five lessons we can learn from elsewhere to help Australian authors earn more money.
Hakeem Al-Araibi’s case has become a crucial test of world football’s commitment to human rights.
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FIFA can act quickly and decisively for its sponsors. Now it must act for the human rights of one of its footballers.
Bruce Beresford’s 1977 film The Getting of Wisdom.
School stories hold a special place in popular culture. Stories set in Australian schools have often celebrated outsiders and underdogs, in contrast with their North American counterparts.
Bowel cancer was the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia in 2017.
The rise in obesity parallels the increase in bowel cancer. Highly processed foods and alcohol could also play a role.
Theresa May’s Brexit deal was voted down – but what was in it?
If you're confused about the deadlock in the UK over its withdrawal from the European Union, or Brexit, this might help clear some things up.
Healthy people now in their 50s and 60s will be the first generations to benefit from reform. For people already in care, changes will come too late.
By the time the aged care royal commission's recommendations lead to improvements in our nursing homes, four cohorts of residents will have died. Here's why.
More money but not for all.
Memberships, subscriptions and small donations are reducing reliance on big grants, but mainly for the outlets that were already flourishing.
Sea ice responds to changes in winds and ocean currents, sometimes with origins thousands of kilometres away.
Antarctic sea ice cover fell to an all-time low recently and hasn't yet recovered. Why? The initial answers could lie in an unlikely place – the tropics.
How many eggs a woman has left is not the most important aspect of her fertility.
The 'egg timer' blood test reveals the quantity of eggs women have, not the quality, which declines with age. It's also expensive and can give false low readings.
Portrait of Ruby Lindsay, published in The drawings of Ruby Lind, 1920.
Often overshadowed by her famous brothers, Ruby Lindsay found ways to challenge the restrictive gender roles of early-20th Century Australia.
It’s still unclear whether Anning’s trip to Melbourne was for the dominant purpose of parliamentary business.
In the last few years, some MPs have made extravagant claims on their parliamentary entitlements. So, what are they actually allowed to use the money for?
Pill testing is a rare opportunity to speak to drug users about their drug use.
There are arguments against pill testing. But none are as compelling or evidence-based as the arguments for it.
Department stores and clothing retailers are drawing on consumer behaviour and psychological research to compete with online shopping.
Traditional retailers want to lure you back with a shopping experience that online stores just can't provide.
We all know memory isn’t perfect but how different people focus their attention on an event will affect what they remember.
Do you want to learn how to play guitar? Write down why that’s important to you.
We often set generic goals, such as to exercise more. Because these don't necessarily tap into our personal motivations, we may not follow through. Goals that are meaningful to you are more effective.