According to a research carried out by a group of researchers from Australia's University of Western Australia and University Freiburg in Germany, it has been revealed that breast milk is capable enough to fight infections in infants.
In order to reach at the above given result, the study researchers recruited 21 breastfeeding mothers and their babies. All the infants were in the lactation stage, said the study researchers.
A Canberra dietitian has called for mandatory malnutrition screening introduced for aged care residents. She said her research found that one in five ACT aged care residents is malnourished.
A measles outbreak in the mining hub of Moranbah can be spread all over the nation. The authorities are in a hunt for the 400 people that might have possessed a potential exposure to the virus and may have flown or driven out of the north Queensland community.
A University of Melbourne study has revealed teenagers who undergo CT scans are at higher risk of suffering from cancer later in life. The study was conducted on more than 600,000 patients and revealed a small increase in the risk 10 years after having a CT scan.
Nurses have called for government action over the prevailing hospital violence. Nurses brutally beaten by patients and their relatives are living under threat that they will be shot.
A campaign was launched by the Australian Nursing Federation for the Napthine Government to comply with their promises of taking out $21 million package of hospital security guards that was promised previously.
The Australian Horse Industry Council said that a levy on a horse owner could only be considered after lyssavirus has been confirmed in his horse for the very first time.
An equestrian centre near Allora in southern Queensland is under quarantine after a horse had to be put down after detecting positive for the bat borne disease.