Funnel-web spiders come out in record numbers triggering Christmas warning – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Funnel-web spiders come out in record numbers triggering Christmas warning By Cameron Gooley Posted December 24, 2018 17:57:45 Video: Spike in funnel-web spiders in Sydney after storms (ABC News) Related Story: Funnel-web spiders are not just deadly to you, but to cancer Related Story: Sac full of funnel web Continue Reading

Christmas in a hospital's trauma unit means fractures, head injuries and stab wounds – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Christmas in a hospital's trauma unit means fractures, head injuries and stab wounds The Conversation By Jennifer Jamieson and Simon Hendel Posted December 24, 2018 06:04:28 Photo: The 17-year-old boy on this stretcher surrounded got serious burns after an incident involving live railway lines. (ABC News) Map: Australia An Continue Reading

Multiple sclerosis patients to save $54,000 a year after Mavenclad medication listed on PBS – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Multiple sclerosis patients to save $54,000 a year after Mavenclad medication listed on PBS By Kevin Nguyen Updated December 24, 2018 00:30:17 Photo: The Prime Minister’s brother-in-law suffers from the autoimmune disease. (ABC News) Related Story: Andrea planned to spend $80k on Russian treatment, then a Sydney doctor made Continue Reading

Townsville Hospital's 'baby cam' helping parents keep a watchful eye on premature babies – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Townsville Hospital's 'baby cam' helping parents keep a watchful eye on premature babies Posted December 22, 2018 15:24:17 Photo: Samantha Hayden said being able to look at her babies helped her to express at home. (Supplied: CSIRO) Map: Townsville 4810 Parents are now able to keep an eye on Continue Reading

Peptide Clinics taken to court by TGA over false advertising claims about bodybuilder drug – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Peptide Clinics taken to court by TGA over false advertising claims about bodybuilder drug By Meagan Dillon Posted December 22, 2018 11:08:45 Photo: Peptide use is common in Australia’s bodybuilding and fitness industry. (ABC News: Margaret Burin) Related Story: Hird under pressure over Dank supplements regime Related Story: Safe Continue Reading

WA hospitals to issue body armour to doctors, nurses and security guards – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email WA hospitals to issue body armour to doctors, nurses and security guards By Elicia Kennedy Updated December 21, 2018 19:43:14 Photo: Body armour vests, which are already worn by police, will be purchased by the WA Government to protect doctors and nurses. (Reuters: David Gray) Map: Perth 6000 Doctors, Continue Reading

Paramedic's death investigation reveals widespread opioid use in ambulance service – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Paramedic's death investigation reveals widespread opioid use in ambulance service The World Today By Hagar Cohen Posted December 21, 2018 16:12:05 Video: Paramedic Tony Jenkins killed himself after being confronted about missing medication. Now his family want answers. (ABC News) Related Story: Saving our lives while losing their own Continue Reading

Breast implants recalled in Europe over cancer link still available to Australian women – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Breast implants recalled in Europe over cancer link still available to Australian women By national medical reporter Sophie Scott Posted December 20, 2018 12:10:38 Photo: Doctors said if a patient had a contaminated implant, the body could not get rid of the bacteria. (Supplied) Related Story: This woman's implanted Continue Reading

Vaccines delivered by drone to remote Vanuatu island in world-first trial – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Vaccines delivered by drone to remote Vanuatu island in world-first trial By Holly Robertson Updated December 20, 2018 00:59:19 Photo: Nurse Miriam Nampil vaccinates baby Joy Nowai to immunise her against tuberculosis and Hepatitis B. (Supplied: Unicef/Jason Chute) Related Story: Drones to deliver vaccines to remote Vanuatu in world-first Continue Reading