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12/04/2016
World-first clinical trial of cannabis for chemotherapy patients kicks off in NSW - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

World-first clinical trial of cannabis for chemotherapy patients kicks off in NSW
The Sydney Morning Herald
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Could a cannabis pill reduce chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting? Here's how we find outThe Conversation AU
Medical cannabis chemo trial starts in NSWNEWS.com.au
Doctors in NSW are looking for up to 250 cancer patients to try medicinal marijuanaBusiness Insider Australia
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12/05/2016
Online booking tool could be the key to sweeping public health reforms - Herald Sun

Herald Sun

Online booking tool could be the key to sweeping public health reforms
Herald Sun
PATIENTS wanting knee replacements or skin cancers removed could use an online booking tool to pick their preferred doctor and hospital under sweeping reforms recommended by the Productivity Commission. The Commission's final report into Human ...
Productivity Commission report explores radical changes to government servicesABC Online
Hospitals, housing and dental services ripe for privatisation, says Productivity Commission reportThe Sydney Morning Herald
Radical reform for six human servicesGovernment News

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12/04/2016
Centrelink, Medicare customers may experience delays as union members go on strike today - ABC Online

ABC Online

Centrelink, Medicare customers may experience delays as union members go on strike today
ABC Online
Customers at Centrelink and Medicare could experience delays this afternoon as staff around the country walk off the job for half-hour rolling strikes. It comes after years of failed bargaining under the Federal Government's revamped public service pay ...
CPSU industrial action to disrupt Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support services this weekHerald Sun
Union hits Medicare and Centrelink with planned industrial actionThe Australian

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12/05/2016
Hepatitis C drugs Australia's most expensive, cost taxpayers $1 billion in four months - ABC Online

ABC Online

Hepatitis C drugs Australia's most expensive, cost taxpayers $1 billion in four months
ABC Online
Hepatitis C medications approved in March this year have already topped the list of Australia's most expensive drugs, costing the taxpayer $1 billion. The latest figures have outlined 10 most prescribed and most expensive drugs on the Pharmaceutical ...
Most expensive medicine hits $3bndailytelegraph.com.au
Hepatitis C breakthrough drugs cost taxpayers $1bn in four monthsThe Australian
The 10 most expensive drugsAustralian Journal of Pharmacy (registration) (blog)

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12/05/2016
The strength of your hangover depends on what you're drinking - so which tipple is best avoided this Christmas? - Scottish Daily Record

Scottish Daily Record

The strength of your hangover depends on what you're drinking - so which tipple is best avoided this Christmas?
Scottish Daily Record
As the festive season approaches, its likely that most of us will be indulging in a few more drinks than usual. The dry mouth, headache and nausea that comes part and parcel of a boozy night out is something most people come to expect - and deal with ...
The drinks to avoid if you don't want a horror hangover this ChristmasTen Eyewitness News
The alcoholic drinks that are most likely to give you a hangoverDaily Mail
These Drinks Are Most Likely to Give You a Terrible HangoverEsquire.com

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12/05/2016
Stroke patients heading overseas for 'stem cell tourism' sparks safety concerns - ABC Online

ABC Online

Stroke patients heading overseas for 'stem cell tourism' sparks safety concerns
ABC Online
There are concerns about the number of Australian stroke patients travelling overseas for stem cell therapies, many of which are untested and potentially unsafe. Researchers in Adelaide are studying stroke survivors to find out what patients know about ...
ReNeuron says stem cells improved motor function in stroke studyReuters
ReNeuron: Stem-cell therapy helped stroke patientsMarketWatch
Stroke survivors needed for study on stem-cell therapiesHealthCanal.com (press release) (blog)
Proactive Investors UK -Satellite PR News (press release) -London South East (registration) (blog)
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12/04/2016
Medibank launches virtual reality 'Joy' for hospitals - The Australian

The Australian

Medibank launches virtual reality 'Joy' for hospitals
The Australian
Hospital patients will be able to escape boredom by immersing themselves in virtual reality.. Medibank today launched the VR experience which is being made available on the new Google Daydream View VR headset platform. The insurer says it's one of the ...
Medibank and Liminal team up to fight lonelinessNorthern Star
Escapist VR experience built for lonely long-term hospital patientsMashable
Medibank gives the gift of VR this ChristmasAdNews

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12/04/2016
Ten things to eat instead of ham and bacon – and why it matters - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Ten things to eat instead of ham and bacon – and why it matters
The Sydney Morning Herald
Whether they're in a BLT, a bacon roll, a pizza or a sandwich, ham and bacon are seen by many of us as everyday foods. Yet these are the same foods that are classed as carcinogens by the World Health Organisation and which Australia's Dietary ...
Cancer warning labels sought for processed meat and poultryFood Safety News
Should processed meat carry a cancer warning?Foodprocessing
CSPI: Calls for warningspoultrymed

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12/05/2016
Toddler bitten by coastal taipan to be discharged from hospital - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Toddler bitten by coastal taipan to be discharged from hospital
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Queensland toddler who has spent the last 10 weeks in hospital after he was bitten repeatedly by a deadly coastal taipan could be discharged as early as next week, his mother says. Eli Campbell, 2, was collecting eggs from a chicken pen on his ...
Miraculous recovery: Snake bite victim Eli Campbell gets his sight backThe Australian Women's Weekly
Queensland boy bitten by taipan snake continues recoveryDaily Mail

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12/05/2016
Adelaide woman who starved pet Chihuahua to death plans to appeal conviction - ABC Online

ABC Online

Adelaide woman who starved pet Chihuahua to death plans to appeal conviction
ABC Online
A woman who starved her pet dog to death has been sentenced to six months in prison, but will be released from custody after part of the sentence was suspended. Vicki Brown's pet Chihuahua weighed just 1.8 kilograms when it was found in a wheelie bin ...
Jail term for woman who starved pet chihuahua to death, Vicky Brown, suspended because of poor healthdailytelegraph.com.au

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