News tagged with australians
(Medical Xpress) -- Australians receive appropriate health care in only 57 per cent of consultations, according the first ever national snapshot of the quality of clinical care in Australia.
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Overwork is significantly impacting the mental health and wellbeing of Australians, a Flinders University labour studies expert warns.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Australian researchers have called for a focus on public health interventions that increase dairy food consumption following a new study published this week.
Health Jun 08, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Around 2.6 million Australians are obese. Obesity causes contribute to diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnoea, infertility, depression and cancer. The strength of the causal ...
Surgery Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Our bodies need about two litres of fluids per day, not two litres of water specifically. In an Editorial in the June issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Spero Tsindos from La Trobe University, examin ...
Health Jun 05, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 1
Australian scientists have identified a gene that regulates muscle size, a finding that could help unlock therapies for Type 2 diabetes and diseases such as muscular dystrophy, where muscles are weakened and ...
Genetics May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Every single town in Australia has been rated on its proximity to cardiac care, before and after a heart attack, in a new report published in Circulation and headed by Queensland University of Technology (QUT). ...
Cardiology May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For around one in 100 Australians who have food allergy, simply ingesting a small amount of pasta containing shellfish can be life-threatening.
Immunology May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An estimated 50 Australians a month are travelling to Malaysia for cosmetic surgery and researchers would like to know more about them as part of ground-breaking international study of ...
Other May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Lupus patients show more severe symptoms of the disease if their vitamin D levels are low, an Australian-first study has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian scientists have discovered that a biological phenomenon known as somatic reversion, when an abnormal gene spontaneously becomes normal again, explains why some patients with a rare genetic ...
Medical research Apr 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Australian scientists have discovered for the first time how nature and nurture combine to increase the risk for women of giving birth to a baby with congenital defects, according to a study published today.
Medical research Apr 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The current logic surrounding the effectiveness of crush protection devices in preventing deaths and injuries caused by quad-bikes on farms, is flawed, according to new research.
Health Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the University of Sydney, together with Royal North Shore Hospital and the University of Queensland, have announced the largest study yet performed into early clinical ...
Cancer Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The pulse quickens, the heart pounds and adrenalin courses through the veins, but in stressful situations is our reaction controlled by our genes, and does it differ between the sexes? Australian scientists, writing in BioEssays, believ ...
Genetics Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |