There are chances that medical cannabis may not get the legal stamp. The NSW Government has given a slight hint that it might not support the NSW Upper House recommendation for the same.
Victoria Carter was diagnosed with Cystic Mesothelioma in 2009. Since her diagnosis, her aim to raise funds for the Cancer Council has strengthened.
The Biggest Morning Tea was organized for the first time in 2011 and since then with every passing year, it has been able to raise more funds. It has been found that this year's target is $3000.
As per reports, it has been revealed that $226 million package has been allocated for cancer prevention, detection, treatment and research.
Health Minister Tanya Plibersek said the funding will surely improve the cancer detection rate. Moreover, the funding is expected to bring in better screening methods as well as advanced treatments.
There was a time when a lot of gap was present in the number and kind of facilities that were provided Aboriginal and Islander community and to people living in urban areas.
Revelations of the findings that how health gets affected after sitting for longer hours at work will be made at the National Conference of Heart Foundation, scheduled on Thursday in Adelaide.
Wins contract will enable to design and deploy a new storage platform to support the rollout of sophisticated Next-Generation and DNA Sequencing.
IT Infrastructure solutions provider Thomas Duryea has secured a contract with Australia's largest and most prestigious child health research institute, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, in Melbourne, Australia, on 14th May,
According to latest national Medicare statistics, Tasmanians received about $2 million more in medical benefits payments for general practitioner service in this year's March quarter compared to the payments during the same time last year.
Statistics showed that nearly $88 million was paid in benefits to Tasmania compared with $86 million in three months to the end of March last year.
According to a research, 21st century humans are the tallest ever. The research suggested that the dimension of built environment, such as door heights and furniture, have also increased with increasing height.
Researchers at the Deakin University said they are working along with alcohol retailers in south-west Victoria for cutting down the higher rates of underage drinking.
Bottle shops are accused by the study in doing almost nothing towards the increasing menace of alcohol among the young people.
An international study conducted by researchers of the University of Melbourne has raised curtains from effectiveness of the South Pacific plant, Kava, in cutting down the symptoms of the people suffering from anxiety.
Scientifically termed as Generalized Anxiety Disorders (GAD), the anxiety was found to be curable by Fiji's national drink, Kava. Along with the national status, the drink is also renowned for its recognized reputed recreational effects.
In order to ensure that every child has undergone government's free childhood immunization program, Health Minister Tanya Plibersek has announced a new rigorous national policy.
Plibersek has asked the states to adopt standardized procedures so that children can be identified who have missed the immunization program before they start schooling.
Weighing just a bit more than three blocks of butter, Jack Walsh was very small in size at birth. He was born around three months premature and his survival has proved to be the biggest and most beautiful gift on Mother's Day for Katrina, his mum.
It has been found that the little boy's bones were extremely soft. His tiny arm even broke due to the same when he got repositioned in his hospital crib.
It is again the time when experts are concerned about people's health. The scorching sun rays are difficult to be borne by everyone. While people spending hours by the pool are seen with pink faces, they often get exposed to the rays of the sun.
Some of the state's most renowned cancer specialists have said smoking should be completely banned in all outdoor dining and smoking areas to reduce Victoria's number one cancer killer. Nearly 200 Victorian cancer specialists have urged the state government to ban smoking in outdoor dining and drinking areas.
At a national awards ceremony last night, a Perth child health nurse grabbed the title of Australian `Nurse of the Year'. The 2013 HESTA Australian Nursing Awards were organized in Melbourne.
After an inquest into death of Echuca woman Marella Johnson, Magistrate William Gibb has submitted his findings yesterdays. The inquiry was held in January last year.
In general, it has been considered that elderly want doctors to do every possible thing to give them prolonged life. But such is not the case with majority of Australians elderly.
Recently, a survey has been carried out on 1,000 Australians, who were aged over 55. Professor Charlie Corke carried out the survey along with the University of Technology Sydney.
According to reports, the new Wave Glider SV3 is an unmanned marine vehicle and will derive its energy from sun. A Wave Glider is used for ocean exploration, research and monitoring device.
Professionals revealed the moon will be blocking the sun in an efficiently impressive solar eclipse in the current week.
It is suggested that a celestial event will turn the sun into a cosmic "ring of fire" in the daytime sky. The ringed shape solar eclipse is called as an annular eclipse that will be taking place on Thursday and Friday in the current week. If the weather allows, the eclipse will be sighted in various parts of Australia and the Southern Pacific Ocean.
In order to raise funds for research into Alzheimer's and dementia, a group of local bridge players has been using their brain power this week.