Aged & Allied Health

How Does Art Affect Health

02 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

We recognise the importance of nutrition and exercise to well-being, but how does art affect health?  This is the question PhD candidate Christina Davies at The University of Western Australia is asking.


Medicare Rebates Should Cover Diagnostic Imaging - ADIA

02 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The Australian Diagnostic and Imaging Association (ADIA) is lobbying government to ensure Medicare covers the cost of MRIs to help with the detection and treatment of prostate cancer.


BASE is World-First Multidiciplinary Approach to Sleep, Nutrition and Excercise

01 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

A world first bringing together research into sleep, nutrition and exercise has been launched at Monash University today.


First Australian Single Incision Robotic Hysterectomy Procedure

01 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

Surgeons at Westmead Private Hospital in Sydney have conducted the first ever single site robotic hystectomy procedure.


Queensland Ambulance Service Aligns with Queensland Health

01 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

As of today, Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) will allign with Queensland Health, following recommendations handed down in the Keelty Review.


Advances in Understanding Gastric Reflux

01 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

Scientists  at University of Adelaide have made advances in the understanding gastric reflux, and how patients experience pain from it.


Study Shows CBT Effective in Treating Anxiety and Depression in Older Australians

01 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is proving to be effective in treating anxiety and depression in older Australians, according to research by Macquarie University.


Queensland Investing in Rural and Remote Nurses

01 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

Queensland Health is investing in improving the knowledge and skills of  rural and remote nurses.


Perth Children's Hospital Increases Bed Numbers

30 September, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The WA State Government has announced the capacity of its new children’s hospital has been increased from 274 beds to 298 beds in order to meet the revised demand forecast for 2021.


New Royal Adelaide Hospital Aims to Be Australia’s Quietest

30 September, 2013 by Petrina Smith

[caption id="attachment_5001" align="alignright" width="200"] Testing Engineer David Truett in CSIRO's acoustic laboratory.[/caption]


Cure for MS is a Step Closer

30 September, 2013 by Petrina Smith

An international team of scientists including a strong Australian contingent has made a key discovery in new research to help find the cause and cure of Multiple Sclerosis (MS).


ACIPC Issues a Challenge: Prepare for a World Without Antibiotics

30 September, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) is today issuing a challenge from the launch of its annual conference:  Prepare for a world without antibiotics.



New Pathways Laboratory Provides Diagnostic Services in WA

25 September, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The new Pathways Laboratory at Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre will be Western Australia's hub for diagnostic services, providing advanced testing 24 hours a dya.


Roaming Education and Community Health Project Launched in WA

25 September, 2013 by Petrina Smith

An innovative primary health care project run by student nurses in Western Australia will offer support services to people in need.


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