News tagged with australians
More than half of young Australians are consuming too much sugar, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wollongong and University of Sydney.
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hundreds of Australians were given water instead of pain-killing medication after thieves siphoned off the drugs from ambulance supplies and refilled the empty vials from the tap, officials said Tuesday.
Medications Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Two research studies led by University of Otago researchers have challenged tobacco companies' claims about plain packaging.
Health Oct 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 6 |
A total of 500 Australians aged 15 to 54 died from accidental opioid overdoses in 2008 and preliminary estimates suggest deaths of this nature will be higher again in 2009 and 2010, according to the National ...
Addiction Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
September marks the start of spring but new research reveals it is also the month when Australians' vitamin D levels are at their lowest ebb.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian scientists said Thursday they had successfully implanted a "world first" bionic eye prototype, describing it as a major breakthrough for the visually impaired.
Ophthalmology Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0
Over recent decades, we have seen a growing tendency for including more single rooms in hospital ward design. Single rooms are often favoured by patients, are highly sought after and rarely empty. Infection control guidelines ...
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People who live in safer, cleaner and friendly neighbourhoods experience higher levels of health and wellbeing as they age, a new Flinders University study shows.
Health Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Australia's High Court dismissed the plain tobacco packaging case brought against the Australian government by the world's largest tobacco companies. The companies had challenged the government's new law - due to be fully ...
Health Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Australian and UK scientists have shown that a large percentage of genes are likely to affect bone strength, potentially around 2,000 of the 21,000 genes in our bodies.
Genetics Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research published online in the scientific journal Addiction shows that plain packaging (requiring cigarettes to be packaged in standard packages without attractive designs and imagery) may help to draw the attention of som ...
Addiction Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian scientists have discovered a new virus in bats that could help shed light on how Hendra and Nipah viruses cause disease and death in animals and humans. The new virus - named 'Cedar' after the Queensland ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Expression levels of a DNA repair gene called MGMT have been widely studied across many cancers as a biomarker of response to temozolomide, a chemotherapeutic agent. Now Australian scientists have published ...
Cancer Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Australians aged 60 and over spend more time watching TV than other adults and are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study from The University of Queensland has found.
Diabetes Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study led by the University of Sydney hopes to shed light on how the experiences of young Australians with a disability are shaped by discrimination.
Health Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0