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Easing cannabis withdrawal

A world-first study led by the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) at UNSW has revealed a breakthrough for […]
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Melioidosis risk continues in the Top End

Top Enders are again being warned to stay vigilant against the deadly soil-borne disease melioidosis, with nine cases already confirmed […]
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Helping the Immune System Fight Off the Flu

An antibody that blocks a component of a key signaling pathway in the respiratory airways could help the immune system […]
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3 cases of measles linked to dance competition

NSW Health is warning people who attended the ‘World Supremacy Battlegrounds’ Hip Hop dance competition held at Sydney Olympic Park […]

Power tools and asbestos don’t mix – especially at Christmas

Power tools are always a popular choice at Christmas for those looking to encourage a loved one to do some […]
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Holiday season alert for kids with asthma

As families get set for the holiday season, the National Asthma Council Australia is encouraging parents of kids with asthma […]
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How flu evolves to escape immunity

Scientists have identified a potential way to improve future flu vaccines after discovering that seasonal flu typically escapes immunity from […]
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New crizotinib side-effect: Reduced measures of kidney function during treatmen…

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the journal Cancer shows that using crizotinib to treat ALK […]
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Know the signs of lung cancer: the leading cause of cancer death in Aussies

Australians will have access to information encouraging them to recognise and act on the symptoms of lung cancer thanks to […]

New online asbestos course for DIY renovators

Home renovators are being encouraged to extend their ‘DIY’ skills and take a free online course to help them identify […]