Category: Health

Diamonds detect cancer

Synthetic diamonds to detect cancer

University of Sydney physicists are creating nanoscale, synthetic diamonds to detect early stage cancers. Their findings, published...

Free range egg guidelines

ACCC free-range egg guidelines

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has unscrambled the rules for egg producers producing free range eggs. The ACCC...

Australian vitamin market

Checking the health of Australia’s vitamin market

Amid news that the Chinese market cannot get enough Australian-made vitamins and health supplements, the latest findings from Roy Morgan...

csiro ribs

CSIRO and Melbourne company create printed ribs

A Spanish cancer patient has been fitted with a 3D printed customised titanium sternum and ribcage, a world first in surgery. The CSIRO...

Coca Cola cuts sugar

Coca Cola Amatil admits cutting back on sugar

Coca Cola Amatil has reduced its sugar buying by three per cent to win back consumers. Coca Cola Amatil (CCA) chief executive officer...

Hearing loss: Early intervention the key

Early intervention remains the key to reducing the rate of hearing loss in Australians, Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash said...

Detecting Alzheime digital pen

Detecting Alzheimer’s with a digital pen

A team at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab have developed a technology that detects Alzheimer’s and dementia...

australian kids

Aussie kids as happy as ever and less worried

What with climate change, economic uncertainty, social upheaval, the threat of terrorism and technological advances so mind-boggling...

Doctors radical pay scheme

Doctors’ radical pay scheme

Doctors will be paid more if their patients get better, according to a new set of recommendations. A report by 30 healthcare experts and...

Medical marijuana

Medical marijuana merger finalised

Perth-based medical marijuana company PhytoTech Medical has completed its merger with Canada-based MMJ Bioscience, creating Australia’s...