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Public health alert – New venue and public transport
Public health alert – New venue
South Australia coronovirus update as at 16 January 2021
Herd immunity muddies waters
Western Australia coronovirus update as at 16 January
Scientists tackle vaccine safety, efficacy and access at global R&D forum
NSW latest Covid-19 update as at 16 January
NIH scientists identify nutrient that helps prevent bacterial infection
Novavax COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial at Baylor
Statement on sixth meeting of International Health Regulations Emergency Committee regarding coronavirus disease pandemic
Emergency Committee on COVID-19 advises on variants, vaccines
Researchers Find NTRK Fusions More Common than Expected in Pediatric Tumors
Unexplained 7-fold variation in euthanasia rates across Netherlands
Girls Who Are Emotionally Neglected or Severely Sexually Abused When Young Report Riskier Sexual Behaviors
South Australia coronovirus update as at 15 January 2021
More wastewater samples test positive to COVID-19 15 January
Members invited to Industry and state government updates
Western Australia coronovirus update as at 15 January
18 COVID-19 cases in 2 days in managed isolation
QIMR Berghofer partners with MedAir Australia to test SARS-CoV-2 aerosol removal technology
NSW latest Covid-19 update as at 15 January
Research centres to seek solutions to stroke and chronic disease
Pfizer’s XALKORI Approved by FDA for ALK-positive Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma in Children and Young Adults
Treatments for brain tumors are falling short. Here’s what’s being done to change that
Study shows sharp decline in cancer screenings and diagnoses during first COVID-19 surge
Triggering antiviral immune response in certain breast cancers
Population density and virus strains will affect how regions can resume normal life
Project BE-WEHL Helps Families Reduce Stress, Cope with Trauma
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute launches investment fund to support startup companies
Notifications to child protection services fell under COVID-19 lockdowns
Researchers Uncover A Previously Underappreciated Mechanism that Turns Off Clotting Factor in Hemophilia A
Statement regarding an alleged hotel quarantine breach
Short term low carbohydrate diet linked to remission of type 2 diabetes
Toadlet peptide transforms into a deadly weapon against bacteria
South Australia coronovirus update as at 14 January 2021
Scheduled system upgrade
Salt reformulation programs can substantially improve health, but not Australia’s, study suggests
ARPANSA scientist Dr Ken Karipidis joins international commission
NSW budget provides opportunity for government to utilise pharmacists skills to improve community health outcomes
Western Australia coronovirus update as at 14 January
Government launches new headspace centre in Batemans Bay
Positive COVID-19 Case Update 14 January
NSW latest Covid-19 update as at 14 January
Telehealth to transform stroke treatment
Extension to dementia program delivery welcomed
Combination treatment for methamphetamine use disorder shows promise in NIH study
Clinical trial finds vitamin D does not ward off colds and flu
Scientists are a step closer to developing ‘smart’ stem cells – and they’re made from human fat