Health & Medicine
THE value of regular first aid refresher courses has been highlighted by a cross-sectional study, which shows recent first aid education is associated with improved burn first aid knowledge.
THE newly formed Centre for Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine (CCTRM) at UWA recently held its inaugural research symposium, showcasing a vast array of research activities in stem cell biology, tissue repair and their therapeutic application in the clinic.
DIETARY polyphenols present in coffee, tea, and some fruits, have previously been linked to health benefits in obese subjects, including reduced body fat, blood pressure, and insulin resistance.
A NATIONAL surveillance study of hospitalised cases with chicken pox before and after the introduction of the freely available varicella vaccine in Australia has reported a drop of almost 70 per cent in cases with complications needing medical attention.
WESTERN style dietary patterns have been associated with an increased risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in adolescents.
THE idea that those with autism find faces harder to process than other visual stimuli has been challenged in a study by the University of Western Australia.
SCHIZOPHRENIA patients may not be receiving optimal care according to a review of sleep problems associated with the disease.
A NATIONAL study on the influence of alcohol use by both parents on childhood leukemia and brain cancer has revealed a specific association between paternal alcohol consumption in the lead up to a pregnancy and the risk of childhood cancer in their offspring.