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 Survey to check on true JEV cases

Survey to check on true JEV cases

December 01, 2022 06:15 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>South Australia is the latest state to join a national study into the number of cases of Japanese encephalitis virus across Australia.</p>

 COVID cases rising faster in NSW, Vic

COVID cases rising faster in NSW, Vic

December 01, 2022 02:30 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>Health authorities will be closely monitoring the latest COVID-19 case numbers after a recent rise in infections accelerated in NSW and Victoria.<b...

 SA outlaws stealthing in sex law reform

SA outlaws stealthing in sex law reform

November 30, 2022 02:02 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>South Australia has made the "utterly abhorrent" act of stealthing, where a partner removes a condom during sex, a criminal offence.</p>

 Glamorised tanning angers cancer victim

Glamorised tanning angers cancer victim

November 29, 2022 07:50 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>A Brisbane woman fighting advanced skin cancer says glamorising tanning on social media feels like a "kick in the guts".</p>

 Half of cancer patients face care hurdles

Half of cancer patients face care hurdles

November 28, 2022 07:03 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>Cancer patients say the complexities of navigating the medical system can make it difficult to make informed decisions about their treatment and li...

 Patients abusing, attacking doctors, staff

Patients abusing, attacking doctors, staff

November 28, 2022 02:41 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>The AMA wants tougher penalties for people who assault health workers after a survey found doctors and staff are being verbally abused, threatened...

 Tas lifts COVID alert level as cases rise

Tas lifts COVID alert level as cases rise

November 25, 2022 02:56 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>Tasmania Health has raised the state's COVID-19 risk level to moderate after a 30 per cent lift in cases the past week and a spike in hospitalisati...

 More research funds needed for arthritis

More research funds needed for arthritis

November 24, 2022 04:50 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>Despite affecting millions of Australians and costing the health system billions, arthritis receives one of the lowest levels of research funding i...

 New GP guidelines to combat 'Dr Google'

New GP guidelines to combat 'Dr Google'

November 23, 2022 10:00 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>The peak body for GPs will launch a new resource to help patients and doctors navigate unrealistic expectations caused by turning to "Dr Google".</...

 Alert on alleged rapist massage therapist

Alert on alleged rapist massage therapist

November 23, 2022 05:51 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>The health complaints commissioner has issued a warning over massage therapist Michael Allwood, who has been charged with sexual offences against e...

 Alert for Japanese encephalitis outbreak

Alert for Japanese encephalitis outbreak

November 22, 2022 02:18 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>With mosquito numbers expected to rise in NSW over the coming weeks, authorities are concerned about the risk of a Japanese encephalitis outbreak.<...

 Five new variants in latest COVID-19 wave

Five new variants in latest COVID-19 wave

November 20, 2022 05:45 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>Australia is in the grip of a new surge of COVID-19 cases with five new variants circulating but experts hope case numbers will start dropping befo...

 Children as young as 10 self-harming

Children as young as 10 self-harming

November 20, 2022 03:44 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>The COVID pandemic and climate anxiety are likely contributing to the stress that is causing an alarming number of adolescents to self-harm, a stud...

 Top doctors warn of medical 'dark age'

Top doctors warn of medical 'dark age'

November 18, 2022 02:04 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>Australia's peak medical association warns soon superficial cuts could be deadly and basic surgery too risky due to the rise of antimicrobial resis...

 Half a million long COVID cases: study

Half a million long COVID cases: study

November 16, 2022 07:36 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>More than 500,000 Australians could experience long COVID symptoms, according to a university study.<br></p>

 Legislation fast-tracks new SA hospital

Legislation fast-tracks new SA hospital

November 16, 2022 04:52 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>The South Australian parliament has passed legislation to clear the way for the construction of Adelaide's new $3.2 billion Women's and Children's...

 SA to look at faster treatment for UTIs

SA to look at faster treatment for UTIs

November 16, 2022 03:37 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>A South Australian parliamentary committee is likely to be established to look at giving people easier access to medication to treat urinary tract...

 No laughing matter: bid to cap happy gas

No laughing matter: bid to cap happy gas

November 15, 2022 07:06 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>A rise in the number of recreational users inhaling nitrous oxide or 'laughing gas' is prompting a warning from health experts.<br></p>

 NSW nurses to walk off job again

NSW nurses to walk off job again

November 15, 2022 06:42 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>Nurses will again walk off the job in NSW amid a push in parliament to fix what some say are dangerous nurse-to-patient ratios.</p>

 SA close to latest virus peak

SA close to latest virus peak

November 14, 2022 09:47 PM PST | By AAPNEWS

<p>The South Australian government says the state is close to the peak in the latest wave of coronavirus cases.</p>

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