Archived News for Health Sector Professionals - June, 2020
3D-printed stents developed
Australian researchers have made it possible to 3D print tailor-made heart stents...
Roundup backed despite payout
The Federal Government continues to insist Roundup is safe, even after a $16 billion settlement in the US.
Baby bacteria leads to cleaning
SA Health says two cases of a dangerous bacteria recently detected in babies are not related.
Cancer 'prints' detailed
Researchers have compiled a new list of the fingerprints of damage that cancer causes to DNA.
Fitbit bid questioned
Regulators are concerned about the amount of data Google would have access to if its buys Fitbit.
Implant protections delayed
Rules aimed at protecting patients from faulty medical devices have been delayed.
NT heart scheme scrapped
The NT Government has scrapped a program that would have prevented some patients from having to travel interstate for heart surgery.
Nurse banned for false reports
An Adelaide nurse has been found to have administered wrong the vaccines to children and doctored records.
Vapers fight health ban
The Health Minister announced an almost immediate ban on vaping products last week, but has now delayed it for six months.
Big finds expected from SKA
Australia will soon be home to half of the most sensitive telescope ever.
Female CEOs bring millions
New research shows Australian companies do better when they have more women in leadership.
Finkel calls for efficiency
Australia’s chief scientist says the nation must do more to lift energy efficiency.
Lizards in live evolution
There is a type of small Australian lizard that sits in an interesting evolutionary middle ground.
PM hints at attack
Scott Morrison gave a vague address about cyber-security last week, and now experts have fleshed out his message.
Warning over COVID payback
New figures suggest Australia’s big money COVID-19 responses will not require serious austerity to repay.
Anti-vax increase observed
Researchers have reported a ‘massive uptick’ in anti-vaccination activity.