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Why are more bald men in hospital with coronavirus?

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The answer could hold a treatment. TWO SMALL STUDIES published recently suggested most men hospitalised with COVID-19 are bald, generating headlines around the world. While this may sound strange, science does offer a plausible explanation. Male pattern baldness is associated with high levels of male sex hormones called androgens. And androgens seem to

Anti-vaxxers: it’s only their business? Hardly.

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The fights against infectious disease and anti-vaxxers’ fears VACCINES PREVENT a staggering two to three million deaths per year around the world, yet vocal groups in Australia and internationally continue to cast doubt on their effectiveness. Vaccine hesitancy ranks alongside climate change, pandemic flu and Ebola as one of the top ten threats

Freedom of Speech, issue campaigning under attack

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GET-UP also in crosshairs of Liberals, Nationals GetUp is already subject to the same type of regulation as a political party. By challenging its links to left-wing parties, though, the Coalition is seeking to strip away its claim of independence. Yes, GetUp fights for progressive causes, but it is not a political

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