Archive for posts tagged with 'medicine'

Medicinal marijuana

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Medicinal marijuana could be available in Queensland this year

Queensland patients could have access to medicinal marijuana in 2016, according to Health Minister Cameron Dick.…

Seventh confirmed case of measles at University of Queensland

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Seventh confirmed case of measles at University of Queensland

The number of infected patients has now risen to seven, prompting Queensland Health to issue a further warning to…

What would one in eight Australians like to make magically disappear?

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What would one in eight Australians like to make magically disappear?

The answer? Genital herpes. A Brisbane Clinical Study is aiming to eradicate Genital Herpes. Find out how you can…

Popular children’s medicine deemed dangerous and pulled from shelves

Brisbane Extra

Popular children’s medicine deemed dangerous and pulled from shelves

Queensland Health has warned parents to be aware of a massive recall placed on a batch of children’s medicine.…

Queenslanders urged to be on the lookout for Meningococcal symptoms

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Queenslanders urged to be on the lookout for Meningococcal symptoms

Meningococcal Australia is urging parents to know the signs and symptoms, check their child’s vaccinations are up to dat…

Doctor with calculator

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Queensland’s top doc slams Medicare cuts

From January 19, the Medicare rebate paid to doctors for consultations lasting up to 10 minutes is dropping from…

Professor Adele Green

Brisbane Extra

bmag Brisbane Person of the Year announced

At the frontline of melanoma research for 20 years, Professor Adele Green is the 2014 bmag Brisbane Person of the…

Outbreak

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No, you’re probably not going to get Ebola

Ebola Paranoia is spreading faster than the disease itself. Let’s try to maintain some sense of perspective.…

Should medical marijuana be legalised in Queensland?

Brisbane Extra

The push for medical marijuana in Queensland

Support for medical cannabis is gathering steam around the country, but is Queensland any closer to legalising it?…

Dr Daniel Timms with the artificial heart invention

Brisbane Extra

A passionate heart – Brisbane Person of the Year candidate Dr Daniel Timms

Dr Daniel Timms is a man with a heart as great as the one he has dedicated his life to developing writes Elisabeth…

Keep your medicine safe during summer

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Keep your medicine safe during summer

According to NPS Medicines Line, some medicines lose their effectiveness when they’re stored above a certain temperature…

Natural Therapies – are they for you?

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Natural Therapies – are they for you?

Natural therapies, or naturopathy, helps prevent, assess and treat conditions of the human body. We discuss the…

Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Twelve percent of Australian women are affected by Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome which can cause infertility. Emma Jasch i…