A recent report has been claiming that dinosaurs were more warm-blooded than they have been ever thought to be. Also, while they are believed to be cold-blooded just akin to reptiles, they actually were not.
Monash Health has proposed that they want to scrap nurse-patient ratio system. Under this system, one nurse has to take care of three to four patients.
In addition, it has also been revealed that 12 recliner chairs are needed for patients. Those patients will be treated on these chairs who will be suffering from minor conditions.
Chanel Baily has been working over the child protection issues in Darwin. She has been involved in extracting the miseries of children by working with dedication. She has a confidence that has been carried by certain wins of her previous jobs.
Sydney has already started with its `City Cares' toilet scheme and in responses to same, the officials have received mixed feedback from the business owners.
Under the new toilet scheme, the government officials in the region had been encouraging businesses including retailers, cafes and others to open their own toilets for public use.
As per recent reports, the National Parks Service is searching an entangled whale. It has been entangled in a huge metres of rope near the mid north coast.
National Parks spokesman Lawrence Orel has said that the rope was pulled with great force and it passed through the flesh of the whale. Parks crews and ORCA experts found the whale last night but were unable to set her free.
In a recent report by Australia, it has been said that it would give Aus$5 million (US$4.6 million) to battle a predatory starfish. This is in context to the fact that approximately 100,000 of the creatures had been washed away recently. Environment Minister Mark Butler has said it is ready to invest in a programme of culling the coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish.
A concentrated effort is being seen on irresponsible alcohol promotions by NSW government. Either through social media or interactive technology, drinking is promoted on NSW bottle shops, clubs, supermarkets and pubs.
For now, it has not been clear that whether anti-obesity drug AOD-9604 is banned or not. This has been adding the pressure on Australian and world anti-doping authorities.
Quarantine restrictions were levied at a property near Bowraville. A horse died due to hendra virus at the property in early days of June.
Health Minister Jillian Skinner has announced that region’s rescue helicopter services will be soon put out to tender. She said there are plans to establish northern and southern super bases. This will help in better coordination across the state.
In a bid to protect the local black-flanked rock-wallaby population from extinction, a five kilometer fence has been built around Nangeen Hill Nature Reserve near Kellerberrin in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt region.
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority has been carrying out an investigation at AFL club Essendon with regard to the potential use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Yesterday, Jobe Watson revealed he has no regrets over being injected with the WADA-blacklisted drug. Investigations are midway into the suspect supplements program at Essendon.
Meanwhile, Watson is suffering from broken collarbone and will be away for at least four weeks. However, he said he can't control whatever has happened. It was a very sensitive subject, he added.
After husband of a woman died waiting in ambulance outside the Frankston Hospital, she urged the government to introduce reforms at the hospital immediately.
After a man lost his life while he was being transferred from Frankston Hospital, it is now being urged that the facility should go in for immediate reforms.
The man was admitted to the hospital after suffering heart attack. He died while he was being moved to a Monash Medical Centre. His wife was very upset over the death and said the hospital needs to do things in a different and a better way.
Hendra virus has claimed life of second horse in Macleay. The fatality happened at a property at Dondingalong on Tuesday. Quarantine is the place where property has been placed in.
Dr. Therese Wright is the acting NSW Chief Veterinary Officer. He said the quarter horse was 13-year-old and became dull and reluctant to move after the infection. The horse was treated with a course of antibiotics.
In September 2012, Federal Health Minister Tanya Plibersek visited Launceston and has promised health rescue package. The $325 million package was meant to be utilized over the span of four years.
The package included 31 million government surgery rescue package as well. Due to the elective surgery funding, more than 700 extra patients have undergone surgery.
One more horse has succumbed to hendra virus. The horse from a property at Dondingalong, near Kempsey was tested for hendra virus and tested positive for the same.
After knowing the same, the horse was euthanized. The NSW North Coast Public Health Unit has been carrying assessment. While carrying out the investigation, it was found that there are chances that people might have contracted the disease.
For past many years, astronomers have been searching for a way by which they can know the way stars and galaxies have been formed.
In the process of boosting GP and several frontline services, it has been decided that there would be an inflow of $13.5 million into this department. It has been clearly said by Tanya Plibersek, Federal Health Minister that the concentration is on GPs, community health centres and community nurses.
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