Griffith University researchers have highlighted after conducting a survey that alcohol-related harm has caused a loss that is twice the amount of revenue raised by the Government.
Considering the obesity levels in Queensland, several health organizations have come up with an initiative of dealing with the same. The data, which provided a stark reality for obesity levels in the country, has triggered many medical groups to work in this regard.
An investigation is going to be launched to find out whether the four other deaths that occurred at the North view Aged Care Centre were to be blamed on the influenza outbreak or not.
"There's a pervasive attitude that says 'why give kids vegetables when everyone knows they don't like them?" says Professor Clare Collins, Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Newcastle.
In a recent incident, police have caught two men after they thrashed a man and stole his car from Toowoomba, Queensland's Darling Downs.
Police report has confirmed that an 18-year-old man was attacked outside his house during early morning. The man was threatened with a gun and a knife before the goons stole his car.
Jennifer Blackett has survived the horror of a dangerous car accident and is trying to overcome the trauma. She recalls that whenever she is travelling by public transport, she is never worried about being late but what haunts her always is the past and she feels her heart is pumping fast and her body has released adrenalin.
Men these days are more open to making commitments than women, says a new survey, which has found women to be more commitment-phobic than the other gender group.
Yes, it is the result of a recent poll that say men are more open or faster to making love commitments than women. The poll was performed over 25,000 single adults through the romantic social network Zoosk and also the online magazine Glamour. com.
As per recent news, the Diagnostic Statistical Manual has made changes under which people once diagnosed with Asperger's having no speech delay or cognitive problems will now be said to have high-functioning autism instead of the word Asperger's.
According to British Researchers, a common multidrug-resistant notuberculous mycobacterium has been proven to spread from person to person for the first time.
The event of annual coral spawning in Ningaloo Reef of Western Australia will held on next week as it is scheduled after one week of the full moon of March month. Chris Simpson, Marine science program leader in Department of Environment and Conservation said this year's event can be predicted from April 3 to April 6.
Researchers from the University of Sydney discovered that the community treatment orders ranged from 30 orders per every 100,000 people in Tasmania to 98 orders per 100,000 people in Victoria. However, it was determined that New York just issued two such orders every 100,000 people.
Delays in national funding in South Australia has caused problem to a number of patients in the area as they are missing out on dental treatments. Dentists are condemning the delay as patients are on long waiting lists.
As per recent guidelines by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), the Australian residents should not include more than two standard drinks a day during the drinking session at workplace. The negligence of these instructions associated with alcohol can increase numerous life-time risks.
According to experts, yoga is highly effective to make muscles more strong and stable. Dr. Sam McCarthy, an osteopath at Sydney's Better Health Clinics, said yoga alone was previously thought to make the muscles strong. However, it is discovered that poses make them wider as they feedback the information back to the central nervous system through stretching.
A recent research has talked about how long distance drivers manage to stay awake, thereby avoiding accidents. It has been claimed that a major reason behind the same is consumption of caffeinated substances such as coffee or energy drinks.
The Sea Shepherd anti-whaling fleet retuned to Melbourne, Australia, on Wednesday. They reported several clashes with Japanese whalers during their anti-whaling campaign in Antarctic.
Scientists from Australia are involved in analyzing if peptides could be used to treat Parkinson's disease. Peptides are known for repairing the human cells and regenerate them.
Reports have confirmed that many medical organizations have supported a report prepared by the Grattan Institute named "Australia's Bad Drug Deal: High Pharmaceuticals Prices". This has also got opinions from both the consumers as well as the manufacturers.
Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases has referred Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, a new plague. The antibiotic-resistant superbug has been recently reported by a hospital in Melbourne.
According to a recent research dubbed Report Card, most of the Australian youngsters are found overweight while one-sixth of them were unemployed or even uneducated. In addition, the country leads the world in teenage pregnancy rate.