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Sunday, September 20, 2020

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Experts call Aussie city Melbourne ‘allergy capital’ of the world

MELBOURNE, Aug. 23 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Melbourne has become the allergy capital of the world because the city's residents lack vitamin D and are "too clean," according to experts. Allergy experts from all over the world converged in Melbourne for the...

Elderly patients subjected to invasive, potentially harmful end of life treatment — Australia-led study

SYDNEY, June 28 (PNA/Xinhua) -- A review of elderly patients has found more than a third received invasive and potentially harmful end of life treatment, a study released on Tuesday revealed. The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia-led study...

Stress leads to rapid spread of cancer — Aussie researchers

MELBOURNE, June 28 (PNA/Xinhua) -- A team of Melbourne researchers have discovered that stress leads to cancer spreading more rapidly throughout the body. A Monash University research team, led by cancer biologist Dr. Erica Sloan, conducted a study on mice...

Medical mission held in Antique

SAN JOSE de BUENAVISTA, Antique, June 2 (PNA) -- The Texas Medical Mission (TMM) team composed of the Palomero family in cooperation with the officials of Barangay Atabay, here has treated more than 200 patients in its medical, dental...

Avoiding consumption of dairy a “concern” for future wellbeing — Aussie scientists

CANBERRA, June 1 (PNA/Xinhua) -- One in six Australians are choosing to avoid the consumption of dairy -- something which could lead to dangerous health concerns later in life -- according to Australian scientists on Wednesday. A survey conducted by...

Australian researchers say key to long-term malaria vaccine unlocked

SYDNEY, June 1 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Australian researchers based in the state of Queensland believe they have found the key behind developing a long-term vaccine for malaria. Scientists at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute announced their results on Wednesday investigating...

Immunisation keeps children healthy and safe

https://youtu.be/z-rQS9RoGjA   The Andrews Labor Government launched recently a new campaign to highlight the benefits of immunisation for individuals and the community. "We know vaccinations save lives. That’s why we’ve launched this new campaign because we want to ensure as many children as...

WHO declares global health emergency as unborn babies at most risk of Zika virus

The World Health Organization (WHO) declares the Zika virus as a global health emergency. However, it found no public health justification yo impose restrictions on travel and trade. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyqb8eNwIfw Pregnant women should not travel to Zika virus-infected countries The mosquito-bourne Zika virus...

Filo foot patrol worker

He is a familiar face who stands by the streets of Melbourne CBD. His name is Chito Javier, a Filo Foot Patrol worker roaming the City streets carrying a backpack. Foot Patrol is a confidential mobile, street based, needle syringe program operating...

The Prize of Excellence for Victorian Tertiary Studies

The Prize of Excellence for Victorian Tertiary Studies was established in 2005 with the aim of encouraging academic excellence and community involvement amongst full time students who are enrolled at any tertiary educational establishment in the state of Victoria...
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A look at the future

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It’s okay not to be okay

R U OK? day was held around Australia on 10 September. Traditionally held on the second Thursday of September each year, R...

Masking empathy

During World War II, the British government imposed a total blackout. The citizens were urged to stay indoors and black out their...

Sacrifices made to build a successful business

Allskills Recruitment & Migration Services was chosen as one of the best three migration firms in Darwin, NT for three years in...