Sydney news: Interstate firefighters to aid bushfire efforts, two people fined over Harbour Bridge protest – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Sydney news: Interstate firefighters to aid bushfire efforts, two people fined over Harbour Bridge protest Updated October 10, 2019 10:52:04 Photo: All that remains of one Ewingar property. (ABC News: Catherine Marciniak) Map: Sydney 2000 Here’s what you need to know this morning. SA firefighters head to NSW to Continue Reading

Sex worker clients are increasingly women — and they're seeking more than pleasure – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Sex worker clients are increasingly women — and they're seeking more than pleasure RN By Anna Kelsey-Sugg and Sacha Payne for Life Matters Updated October 09, 2019 13:30:39 Photo: The number of female clients in the sex industry is “definitely on the rise”. This is why. (Getty: Noviembre Anita Continue Reading

Cervical cancer 'cure' closer with gene-editing breakthrough, scientists say – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Cervical cancer 'cure' closer with gene-editing breakthrough, scientists say By Lexy Hamilton-Smith Updated October 09, 2019 16:14:22 Photo: Cervical cancer survivor Jannene McLean believes this “cure” could have changed her life. (ABC News: Lexy Hamilton-Smith) Related Story: 'Women shouldn't be dying from cervical cancer': Campaign urges women to catch Continue Reading

Viagra could help women avoid emergency childbirth, research finds – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Viagra could help women avoid emergency childbirth, research finds By medical reporter Sophie Scott and the Specialist Reporting Team’s Mary Lloyd Updated November 14, 2019 06:59:44 Photo: Jo Wright was hoping to have a drug-free birth, but ended up having an emergency Caesarean. (ABC News: Mary Lloyd) Related Story: Continue Reading

Customer confusion prompts calls for health star rating expansion – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Customer confusion prompts calls for health star rating expansion By political reporter Stephanie Dalzell Updated November 12, 2019 13:15:07 Photo: Not every product has a health star rating, but Choice has rated some more popular products. (Reuters: Aly Song) Related Story: Shake-up of Health Star Rating system could be Continue Reading

When his patient suffered a stroke, a nurse went on a five-year fight for answers – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email When his patient suffered a stroke, a nurse went on a five-year fight for answers 7.30 By Sarah Curnow, ABC Investigations and Lucy Carter, 7.30 Updated October 09, 2019 08:25:33 Photo: Tim Griffin (pictured) worked at the Austin Hospital for over a decade before losing his job in the Continue Reading

Scientists awarded Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for learning how cells use oxygen – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Scientists awarded Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for learning how cells use oxygen Updated October 08, 2019 07:09:01 Photo: The faces of 2019 Nobel laureates Gregg L Semenza, Peter J Ratcliffe and William G Kaelin Jr are shown on a screen at the award announcement in Stockholm. (AP: Continue Reading

Tasmanian elective surgery delays sees child victim of arson attack wait 15 months for skin grafts – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Tasmanian elective surgery delays sees child victim of arson attack wait 15 months for skin grafts 7.30 By Rhiana Whitson Updated October 07, 2019 17:37:24 Photo: Alison McGee with her son Spencer Connelly, who is waiting for his third round of skin graft surgery. (ABC News: Rhiana Whitson) Related Continue Reading

Resident left struggling to breathe and physically sick from Hazelwood coal mine fire, court hears – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Resident left struggling to breathe and physically sick from Hazelwood coal mine fire, court hears By Nicole Asher Updated October 07, 2019 17:14:41 Photo: The fire in the Hazelwood coal mine burnt for 45 days. (ABC News: Patrick Rocca) Related Story: Hazelwood operators should have foreseen mine fire, prosecutor Continue Reading

Vaping linked to 19 deaths in the United States – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Vaping linked to 19 deaths in the United States Posted October 07, 2019 13:08:01 Photo: Health authorities are trying to learn what is behind the vaping-related deaths and illnesses. (AP: Tony Dejak) Related Story: 'It is like cigarettes all over again': I'm horrified by the damage vaping can do Continue Reading