Archived News for Health Sector Professionals - March, 2021
The genetic signal of Aboriginal Australians has been found in South America.
Spat emerges over rollout
The Federal Government has blamed the states for the slow rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.
Deadly cancer gene discovered
Researchers have discovered a gene they say is linked to the deadliest type of breast cancer.
Female pain misread more
New research suggests physical pain among women is not taken as seriously as for men.
Implant safety test spots leaks
Australian scientists have developed a new safety test for bionic implants.
Long hours linked to heart risk
Working long hours appears to increase the chances of a second heart attack.
CHRIS aids COVID response
Developers say that a high-tech ICU monitoring tool saved lives in Victoria’s COVID-19 second wave.
COVIDSafe costs continue
The Federal Government has revealed that its COVIDSafe app costs at least $100,000 a month to operate.
Funds back psychedelic studies
The Federal Government has backed research into using psychedelics to treat mental illness.
Gamers face trans-cranial study
New research shows video gamers can significantly improve their esport skills by training for just 10 minutes a day.
Patient input promoted
Experts say that cancer treatments need more input from cancer patients themselves.
Super health fund suggested
Liberal MPs have proposed using a superannuation increase to fund aged care.
Womens' wellbeing linked to school
A new study shows higher education levels are linked to higher levels of wellbeing for Australian women.
Staff sign bullying letter
Political staffers and public servants have come together to demand a confidential bullying complaints process.
Study plots ancient breeding
Researchers have found a hint of something big in the human fossil record.
Ex-NDIS head slams 'robo-planning'
One of the architects of the NDIS says the government should re-think its new eligibility model.
Hospitals take cyber hit
Melbourne's Eastern Health has been hit with “significant impacts” from a cyber attack last week.
Skin cells turned into embryos
International researchers led by Australian experts have generated a model of a human embryo from skin cells.
TGA backs AstraZeneca jab
The TGA has approved the domestic production of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.