Archived News for Health Sector Professionals - May, 2014
It has been shown that wellbeing and happiness peak at the beginning and ends of our lives, and a new study is seeking to find out source of such good vibrations for students across the country.
FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil next month will have a particularly high-tech start, as the first ball of the world’s biggest sporting event is kicked by a paralysed teen in a robotic exoskeleton.
Just like our bodies, individual cells have a skeletal structure to keep them safe and in the proper shape, but until recently it was almost impossible to have a proper look at it.
The world will be dealing with the cancerous effects of asbestos for many decades to come, but some are concerned that Australia will be less equipped to do so when the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is scrapped.
A rehab expert says the new ‘earn or learn’ welfare system will severely impact injured workers, and could create a new underclass of those caught in the gaps between policy directives.
Young people are being swayed by the “relaxing” and “fun” image of a dangerous smoking device, and researchers say it must be addresses in order to cut future addictions.
Some leading figures in the Australian research community say the $20 billion “medical research future fund” is a good idea, but will not work unless the policy-makers start listening to scientists.