Archived News for Health Sector Professionals - December, 2017
Australian researchers say they have found a molecular ‘blueprint’ for the immune system’s ability to fight disease by ‘remembering’ infections.
Industrial effects roll on
New research suggests the ill-effects of the Industrial Revolution are still being felt 200 years later.
EJA wants gas standards raised
Experts have warned that Australians are being placed at risk by government inaction on dangerous pollutants.
Research follows internal words
New research shows having an internal monologue could be fundamentally the same as speaking thoughts out loud.
Union rejects ambulance review
A review has found the NT St John Ambulance service to be satisfactory, but the paramedics’ union disagrees.
ACCC chases Novartis pain claims
The ACCC is taking GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Novartis to the Federal Court over “false or misleading” pain medication marketing.
New money for health lessons
Women's health groups have secured better menstrual health education to raise awareness about endometriosis.
Doctors face safety sweep
The Medical Board of Australia says it will crack down on dangerous doctors.
NDIS survey shows growing issues
A survey of NDIS providers shows many are struggling to keep up ...
Blood tests funded for PFAS town
The Federal Government has finally announced blood tests will be offered to Katherine residents affected by toxic firefighting foam.
Cancer drug could help HIV
Researchers have found evidence that a cancer drug may be able to eradicate HIV-infected cells in humans.
Diet-psychosis link outlined
New research reiterates the link between body and mind, or in this case – nutrition and psychosis.
DNA trained to duplicate strains
Scientists have created entirely new biological compounds using a man-made genetic code.
SA boosts rural safety
South Australia has passed new safety laws for nurses and other health professionals.
TGA bans mesh implants
Transvaginal mesh products used to treat pelvic organ prolapse have been banned.
Voluntary dying passes in Victoria
Victoria has passed its voluntary assisted dying bill, making euthanasia legal from 2019.