According to a website FluTracking. net, flu progresses in every winter season. A weekly influenza surveillance report is carried out by NSW Health. It also uses the results from the website.
Sydney is a developed city and so its outskirts are not spared from the urban developments. With a rise in the development in the regions surrounding Sydney, researchers claim that Sydney's temperature will rise by approx 4 degrees by 2050.
With the death of a Macleay horse, veterinarians warn Hendra might have returned back. A horse was found dead at a property in west of Kempsey on Friday night. Officials fear that the horse has died after contracting the Hendra virus.
This week, Mark Dreyfus, Federal Attorney-General and Isaacs MP, is expected to reach a rare legal pinnacle. He would address the International Court of Justice since he has been seeking ban on the whaling program of Japan.
In NSW, when there is a cruel shortage of GPs in the rural areas it becomes really difficult for the people there to get treatment on time. Around 200 GP positions are still vacant.
And if GPs are posted there it becomes difficult for them to lay a happy and comfortable personal life, because their family finds it difficult to adjust. In rural areas of NSW, language is a big problem.
A two-year-old boy baffled doctors with his un-diagnosable condition. The boy suffers a severe facial deformity and is unlikely to learn to walk or talk. Medical experts are not able to figure out what exactly is wrong with Aidan Jackoviak Smith, despite suffering with a number of distinct symptoms.
The assertion has been challenged by Essendon chairman David Evans that Brownlow Medallist Jobe Watson should be stripped of the honor for using a banned substance.
In a breakthrough revelation, it has been unveiled that high intensity workouts suppress the hunger of a person. A study was carried out by a group of researchers from the University of Western Australia in which they have affirmed the above mentioned thing.
In a recent research, it has been discovered that the starfish has light-sensitive organs at tips of their arms that guide them on their way. It emerged that these organs are used by these animals to form the images.
A new research has revealed that direction of wind can actually help batsman to figure out where the ball might bounce. The research helped the physicists to figure out how the spin of a cricket ball interacts with the air around it.
A four-year-old girl from Sunshine Coast, Queensland, died on Sunday after she swallowed coin-sized battery. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) are quite concerned to know about the incident.
With passage of time, problem of antibiotic resistance has been witnessing a rise. In order to find a solution to the problem, researchers from Adelaide University, Monash University and Adelaide's Women's and Children's Hospital have carried out the research.
This year's IUCN Red List of threatened species has registered three more animal species to declare them extinct. Cape Verde lizard, the Santa Cruz pupfish and a freshwater shrimp are the species that have been declared extinct by the Red List.
Warnings have been raised by veterinary experts recently that it is dangerous to throw a stick for your dog to fetch. It is likely that the dog gets its mouth or throat pierced.
Drug-resistant bacteria have been creating a lot of problems. In order to treat the problem, researchers from Adelaide University, Monash University and Women's and Children's Hospital in Adelaide, have carried out a research.
Recently, Health Minister Jillian Skinner owed an apology to Laura Nightingale, a woman, who was left on A stretcher for many hours while she was bleeding heavily due to a prenatal condition.
Alby Schultz, the southern New South Wales seat of Hume's Liberal Member, has retired from parliament. A report has uncovered that he has been diagnosed with an untreatable form of cancer and the same has caused him to go off.
It was during a routine scan of Schultz when doctors noticed some kind of development on his liver. However, the scan was being conducted after the liberal MP's treatment for prostate cancer.
In an ongoing research, a team of researchers from Queensland have identified 10 genetic variants that increase the risk of allergy.
The research covers people with allergies including that occurring from sea food or cat hair. Over 12,000 people with allergies are part of the research while another 20,000 without allergies but with risk are involved in the study.
The Bathurst Regional Council has promised to conduct stringent quality testing on its water treatment plant to make sure there is no chance of contamination scare in future. Residents were forced to boil their drinking water after the plant failed to properly filter the city's water on Friday.
In a highly noteworthy move which will result in the subsidizing of abortion pill RU486 and three cancer drugs, the Australian government has added the pill and the drugs to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
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