Recent news called for parents to get their children immunized during Immunisation Week, which runs from 22 to 28 April. It has been voiced by Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew that considering the current outbreak of whooping cough, it's enough for parents not to underestimate the severity avoiding on-time immunization.
Recent news stated that 28 ambulances were ramped outside the Flinders Medical Centre emergency department. This is what has caused mass protests with Adelaide paramedics denying completing patient billing paperwork.
Premier Denis Napthine has announced recently that in the imminent state budget, Victorian hospitals have been decided to be provided with around $60 million in funding.
A baby girl was perfectly well up to nine months of her age, but later fell so much sick that her body parts were amputated. It has been found that her parents have now filed a legal case against the sanatorium where the child took birth.
It was quite upsetting to see teenagers to snorting up condoms in several videos uploaded on You Tube with title "The Condom Challenge". It seems that condom snorting is one of the upcoming craze in countries like US and Britain.
Surfing Australia has announced its support for government's sponsored campaign which is on anti-binge drinking. It has also affirmed that they have cancelled alcohol brand sponsorship to get associated with `Be the Influence - Tackling Binge Drinking' initiative.
As the present national partnership agreement on indigenous health has been expired, Prime Minister Julia Gillard has decided to meet state and territory leaders this week.
It seems contradiction is the part of the Gladstone Harbour, Central Queensland. For a long time, it has been attracting limelight for bad reasons and that is for fish disease.
A report was taken out by Dr. Matt Landos, a veterinary pathologist. He was of the view that the dredging program led to a release of metals into the harbor, which killed marine life. In contrast to it, another report has been taken out by CSRIO.
A recent research said Twitter may prove to be a lot beneficial for heart's health. It has been made clear by researchers from Sydney University after examining 15 health-focused Twitter accounts having over one million followers, nine organisations and six medical journals.
David Parkin, a football legend, rode his bike through the Murraylands on Thursday with his learner's plates displayed in order to raise funds for the Prostrate Cancer Foundation. Now, he joins a group of 25 men riding from Perth to Melbourne on ex-postie motorcycles.
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea has contributed a lot when it comes to raise funds for cancer across the nation. It has been seen that with the passage of time, things have changed a lot and the activity has been gaining popularity.
If to go as per the official data, then it has been found that one in five Australians suffers from allergy. Not only this, it has been also been revealed that the country has the worst rates of food allergy as well as eczema.
Researchers at the Adelaide University discovered that Emu oil is a successful anti-inflammatory and can speed up the repair of the bowels by motivating the growth of intestinal "crypts" that helps in the absorption of food.
The National Heart Foundation of Australia has urged all political parties for making a commitment about continuing the Close the Gap funding.
The urge came up as a result of the findings of a research that highlighted the problem of poor diets in remote Aboriginal communities. The study got published in Medical Journal of Australia.
United Nations' highest court will witness a case that calls for Australian bid to stop Japan whaling. The case involves a plea to bring an end to Japan's whale hunt in Antarctica.
Hague-based ICJ has stated, "The International Court of Justice... will hold public hearings in the case concerning whaling in the Antarctic, Australia versus Japan, from Wednesday 26 June".
As per the Greens, the parents who are educated are becoming victims of voodoo claims on vaccination.
Reports suggested that the Health Minister of Victoria wants the state's health services to go ahead a Melbourne hospital group and to raise the rates of the workers that are receiving flu shots.
The Royal Melbourne Hospital is initiated by the Melbourne Health, had a desirable target of providing vaccination to 95 per cent of its staff against the flu. This expectation is quite higher than the previous targets of 40%.
Recent news has confirmed that the Australian Red Cross Blood Service would not be opening their mobile donation clinics in the South West from this week. It has been done in order to meet the rising needs of those who solely depend on blood and blood products.
Beekeepers in Canberra have announced that this year has not been good for honeybees. These beekeepers have been feeding the bees on plain sugar this winter.
Acting president of the Beekeepers Association of the ACT, John Grubb, has shed light on the fact that this spring and summer have been worst for honeybees. According to him, the biggest reason behind this is dearth of flowering among eucalypts.
The state government has planned to release a blue-print to double the population of Geelong area. It involves a 40-year plan that aims to increase population for human resource.