Fiji’s Health Minister, Dr. Neil Sharma has a lot of hopes from Pacific Islands Forum and United Nations meeting as he is concerned about the Pacific health problems due to diseases linked with lifestyle.
Swine flu vaccines are quite safe for pregnant women, claims a study. The government is out with a report that considers health problems which might occur after the vaccinations confirm that such vaccines are safe for the mothers-to-be.
The Hendra virus cases are not so common and even not highly contagious. However, individuals may receive an infection through noticeable contact with a horse that has the disease, notified the President of Australian Veterinary Association, Dr. Barry Smyth.
Experts have advised new mothers who practice breast feeding to avoid consumption of painkillers, soon after considering the conclusions of an Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists meeting about opioid use, on Saturday in Sydney.
Childhood cancer survivors are more likely to develop new tumors with the passage of time, suggested a recent study.
During the study, researchers have carefully analyzed around 14,358 individuals, registered in the federally funded Childhood Cancer Survivor study, and observed that 1,382 or 9.6% of childhood cancer survivors have developed new tumors, different than their previous cancer.
It’s been reported that Rotorua District Council rates may have been reduced for the 2011/2012 year, if they had been accosted with the extra half million dollar bill for insurance premiums.
Also, the council's new annual plan for the financial year of 2011/2012 was adopted at the council meeting yesterday, where the ‘previously proposed below inflation rates increase of 3.1%’ was confirmed.
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