David Parkin, a football legend, rode his bike through the Murraylands on Thursday with his learner's plates displayed in order to raise funds for the Prostrate Cancer Foundation. Now, he joins a group of 25 men riding from Perth to Melbourne on ex-postie motorcycles.
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea has contributed a lot when it comes to raise funds for cancer across the nation. It has been seen that with the passage of time, things have changed a lot and the activity has been gaining popularity.
If to go as per the official data, then it has been found that one in five Australians suffers from allergy. Not only this, it has been also been revealed that the country has the worst rates of food allergy as well as eczema.
Researchers at the Adelaide University discovered that Emu oil is a successful anti-inflammatory and can speed up the repair of the bowels by motivating the growth of intestinal "crypts" that helps in the absorption of food.
The National Heart Foundation of Australia has urged all political parties for making a commitment about continuing the Close the Gap funding.
The urge came up as a result of the findings of a research that highlighted the problem of poor diets in remote Aboriginal communities. The study got published in Medical Journal of Australia.
United Nations' highest court will witness a case that calls for Australian bid to stop Japan whaling. The case involves a plea to bring an end to Japan's whale hunt in Antarctica.
Hague-based ICJ has stated, "The International Court of Justice... will hold public hearings in the case concerning whaling in the Antarctic, Australia versus Japan, from Wednesday 26 June".
As per the Greens, the parents who are educated are becoming victims of voodoo claims on vaccination.
Reports suggested that the Health Minister of Victoria wants the state's health services to go ahead a Melbourne hospital group and to raise the rates of the workers that are receiving flu shots.
The Royal Melbourne Hospital is initiated by the Melbourne Health, had a desirable target of providing vaccination to 95 per cent of its staff against the flu. This expectation is quite higher than the previous targets of 40%.
Recent news has confirmed that the Australian Red Cross Blood Service would not be opening their mobile donation clinics in the South West from this week. It has been done in order to meet the rising needs of those who solely depend on blood and blood products.
Beekeepers in Canberra have announced that this year has not been good for honeybees. These beekeepers have been feeding the bees on plain sugar this winter.
Acting president of the Beekeepers Association of the ACT, John Grubb, has shed light on the fact that this spring and summer have been worst for honeybees. According to him, the biggest reason behind this is dearth of flowering among eucalypts.
The state government has planned to release a blue-print to double the population of Geelong area. It involves a 40-year plan that aims to increase population for human resource.
It has been found that Jane Holden, Chief Executive of Royal Hobart Hospital and Southern Tasmania Area Health Service, has been facing a number of questions as a surge in her mobile phone bill has been noticed.
A Sydney forum has heard concerns for a human right to get access to donated organs. Further concerns were raised to make it a normal practice in Australia. Holly Northam, who is an organ donation expert, said organ and tissue donation should become "normalized" to provide donor families a will to consent.
As per recent reports, it has been revealed that McCann Health has come up with an exciting ad that has been made using 20 Australian toddlers. The advertisement is said to be running on both metropolitan and regional television.
As per recent reports, it has been revealed that the WA's Health Department has asked skin cancer patients to not to use an illegal product, which is being sold as a treatment for the cancer.
Following reports warning the Australians about extreme weather conditions, focus has shifted on planning for the same.
Griffith University researchers have highlighted after conducting a survey that alcohol-related harm has caused a loss that is twice the amount of revenue raised by the Government.
Considering the obesity levels in Queensland, several health organizations have come up with an initiative of dealing with the same. The data, which provided a stark reality for obesity levels in the country, has triggered many medical groups to work in this regard.
An investigation is going to be launched to find out whether the four other deaths that occurred at the North view Aged Care Centre were to be blamed on the influenza outbreak or not.
"There's a pervasive attitude that says 'why give kids vegetables when everyone knows they don't like them?" says Professor Clare Collins, Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Newcastle.