Poisonings from recreational drug and alcohol use account for 9 per cent of all poisoning-related hospital admissions, says a new University of Sydney study revealing that males and people under 30 are at greatest risk.
Rising rates of many non-communicable physical and psychological conditions in urban populations - particularly cancer, heart disease, diabetes, asthma and depression - are causing global concern. At the same time, there has been increased focus on how a city's structure impacts collective well-being.
Defibrillators to be available in all NSW schools thanks to Professor Chris Semsarian's campaign.
Three outstanding mid-career academics from the University of Sydney have been announced 2015 Australian Research Council Future Fellows.