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Saturday, August 8, 2020

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Unproven stem cell “therapy” blinds 3 patients in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20 (PNA/Xinhua) -- An ophthalmologist in the United States calls for increased patient education and regulation after three patients were blinded following a treatment marketed as a stem cell clinical trial. A recent paper documenting the cases...

Philippine ambassador visits ACFE

The Philippine Ambassador to Australia, Her Excellency Minda Calaguian-Cruz visited the Australian Centre of Further Education (ACFE) as part of her first official State Visit to Victoria. The ambassador addressed a group of ACFE nursing bridging program students, nurse educators,...

Turnbull proposes to ban unvaccinated children from attending childcare

MOSCOW, March 14 (PNA/Sputnik) -- Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday announced a plan to enforce a ban on unvaccinated children at childcare centres and pre-schools throughout the country. The prime minister sent letters to state and territorial leaders...

Google’s artificial intelligence detects cancer faster than doctors

MOSCOW, March 8 (PNA/Sputnik) -- Google has found an unexpected use for one of its self-driving car technologies: tumour hunting. A statement from the tech titan claims that their detection software is significantly more thorough and accurate than an ordinary...

Parkinson’s discovery points to new treatments: New Zealand researchers

WELLINGTON, Feb. 24 (PNA/Xinhua) -- New Zealand researchers said Friday they had made a breakthrough in potential treatments for the debilitating Parkinson's disease by identifying how it spreads in the brain. The University of Auckland scientists said they had the...

Australia’s Ross River virus could become global epidemic: researchers

CANBERRA, Feb. 23 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Australia's Ross River mosquito-borne virus has the potential to one day become a global epidemic, Australian researchers have admitted. The Ross River virus (RRV) is Australia's most common mosquito-borne disease and was reported in higher...

Aussie men lead world life expectancy due to healthy ‘outdoor lifestyle’

CANBERRA, Feb. 23 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Aussie men have the longest life expectancy in the world because of the nation's strong public healthcare system and a lively "outdoor lifestyle," one of the nation's leading demographers said on Thursday. According to the...

Aussie government approves sale of medicinal marijuana

CANBERRA, Feb. 22 (PNA/Xinhua) -- The Australian government on Wednesday approved the sale of medicinal marijuana, with the nation's Health Minister Greg Hunt announcing that he expects cannabis-based treatments to be widely available for prescription within eight weeks. Under government...

Rise in Australian private healthcare costs will “absolutely” hurt: PM

By Matt Walsh CANBERRA, Feb. 10 (PNA/Xinhua) -- A price hike for private health insurance is "absolutely" going to hurt everyday Australians, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Friday, after the nation's health minister approved an increase to health cover premiums...

Access to medicinal cannabis through GPs now allowed in Queensland

SYDNEY, Oct. 13 (PNA/Xinhua) -- The Queensland government has passed a new legislation that will allow sick patients of any age to gain access to medicinal cannabis legally from their GPs. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said in a statement that...
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A doctor’s plea in the fight against COVID-19 in Melbourne

By Dr Michelle Natividad Bautista, MBBS, Honours, FANZCA Victoria is in a state of...
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Victorian premier orders shutdown of workplaces in Melbourne to stop coronavirus spread

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews revealed today the industries that will be shut down following his declaration of stage 4 restriction in Melbourne...

Victoria now under state of disaster, curfew declared

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that a state of disaster in Victoria will come into place from 6:00 pm tonight.

Build and protect your credit standing

Robert Kiyosaki likes to say that the quickest way to create wealth is to use other people’s money. The problem, of course,...

PAL offering limited special flights between Australia and the Philippines in August

Philippine Airlines has announced a limited number of direct flights in the month of August between Manila and Sydney: