It’s misleading to say that withdrawing codeine-containing products from sale without a prescription will reduce codeine use.
The claim there is no evidence painkillers combined with lower doses of codeine are more effective in treating pain, is misleading. As are others in this debate.
Dogs and cats spread their fleas to many other species.
Everywhere humans go, we take our pets. Fleas are along for the ride, spreading everything from typhus to bubonic plague.
Some medications increase our risk of blood clots. And so does flying.
Commonly recommended sleeping tablets aren't appropriate for plane travel. Here's why.
More than 120 million copies of Minecraft have been sold.
New research uncovers how Australian children actually use Minecraft – shedding light on what devices they use, the social nature of play and a reality check on claims of gender-neutrality.
These peatlands burned in Kampar, Riau, Indonesia, on July 24, 2017.
Rony Muharrman/Antara Foto via Reuters
A balanced research program should focus on good and rational peat management efforts that minimise environmental impacts, and on water regulation that reduces the risk of fire.
Elon Musk, head of Telsa, is an advocate for flat organisational structures.
A flat management structure can reduce costs and boost efficiency but may be hard for larger firms to implement.
Women in media joined other women demanding equality in the 1970s.
In the 1970s thousands of women in media took their employers to court over pay inequality. While many were successful, similar cases today show the fight for equality has a long way to go.
Api melahap lahan gambut di Kampar, Riau, 24 Juli 2017.
Rony Muharrman/Antara Foto via Reuters
Walau banyak penelitian lahan gambut Indonesia, kebanyakan riset internasional berfokus pada deforestasi, emisi CO2, dan kebakaran gambut.
Tennis Australia recommends suspending play when the “wet bulb globe temperature”, which accounts for sun, air temperature and humidity, exceeds 34°C.
It seems obvious that a game should be suspended if it's too hot to play, but it's not as easy as implementing a maximum temperature.
Senior journalist Carrie Gracie (right) found she was being paid less than her male colleagues at the BBC.
Sex discrimination law has limited capacity to address the gender pay gap.
Drugs don’t give you an edge over quitting cold turkey.
Using prescription drugs or over-the-counter gums, mints or patches won't increase your chances of quitting smoking a year later, according to new study.
Tidak, Anda tidak perlu membersihkan vagina Anda dengan ketimun atau ratus vagina. Cukup menjaga kulit luar bersih.
Keputihan adalah proses tubuh normal yang berfungsi untuk menjaga kesehatan vagina. Penguapan atau ratus vagina, seperti yang dipromosikan Gwyneth Paltrow, malah bisa berbahaya.
Could the menu for your upcoming backyard party help keep the pesky mosquitoes away?
Bananas, garlic, vitamin B and beer. There is little scientific evidence backing claims that what we eat and drink changes how likely we are to be bitten by mosquitoes.
The Roman weekday ‘dies Veneris’ was named after the planet Venus, which in turn took its name from Venus, goddess of love. Detail from Venus and Mars, Botticelli, tempera on panel (c1483).
The origins of our days of the week lie with the Romans. Three are named for planets, the other four gods.
Next year’s must-have games include a number of sequels to popular franchises.
From _Harry Potter: Wizards Unite_ to _The Last of Us Part 2_, the new year promises some exciting releases in the world of gaming.
Christmas can be a particularly hard time of year, and dogs are a vital support for many of the most vulnerable in our society.
There is a glaring need to reform Australia’s archaic wealth inequality statistics to make them commensurate with international practice.
The squeeze on wealth in the middle class by those at the top is a long established trend in international inequality data. But the ABS doesn't provide this information.
The new climate policy review proposes loosening the rules on Australia’s biggest-emitting companies, such as power generators.
Marcella Cheng/The Conversation
The federal government's keenly awaited review of Australia's climate policies continues a longstanding bipartisan traditional of weak policy development in this area.
Some experts have likened burning a mosquito coil in a closed room to smoking 100 cigarettes.
By trini, CC BY 2.1 jp
Mosquito coils can help beat the bite of mosquitoes are most effective outdoors, and best avoided in closed, indoor settings.
A shark is hauled aboard a boat in 2014, during Western Australia’s controversial shark culling trial.
Sea Shepherd Australia
A Senate committee has recommended an end to sharks culls and nets. According to surveys, the public is on board with the idea of ending policies that are lethal to sharks.