Archived News for Health Sector Professionals - December, 2012
A Monash University researcher who's work focuses on the development of more targeted drugs with fewer side effects has become the first Australian to be awarded the prestigious John J. Abel Award in Pharmacology by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).
The annual take home pay of female GPs with children is $10,000 less than their male counterparts with children, according to new research conducted by the University of Melbourne.
A new collaboration between the University of Melbourne and Bio Farma, a vaccine development company, will see the production of a new adjuvant, a vaccine delivery system, that promises to boost the effectiveness of vaccines for a range of infectious diseases including Hepatitis C, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B and Haemopilus influenza type B.
Over half of all hospitalised elderly people who left hospital and received assistance through the Transitional Care Program (TCP) returned to the community in 2010-11, according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
Young adults may not be monitoring their diabetes as thoroughly as they should, risking further development of the disease, according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
New South Wales will soon roll out the Federal Government's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) after a deal was struck between State and Federal governments to see the scheme rolled out in 2018.
A team of researchers from Monash University have established, for the first time, an effective way of producing graphene, a substance which promises to revolutionise fields from computers to organ regeneration.
The Federal Government ha hailed progress towards a joint Australia New Zealand therapeutic products regulatory scheme following the second meeting of the Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Agency (ANZTPA) Implementation Ministerial Council.
The New South Wales Government has established the new Ministerial Advisory Committee for Rural Health, which will be charged will advising State Health Minister, Jillian Skinner, on ways to improve the delivery of health care and general health of rural communities across the State.
The Hunter New England Local Health District has has called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) to help find a suitable site for a new hospital in the Maitland region.
The Federal Government’s plain packaging laws for cigarettes have come into action, with the Cancer Council of Australia saying the new laws may prove to be substantially more effective than anticipated.