Australia

Department of Health Expands Measles Catch-Up Vaccination Campaign

VaccinationWestern Australia has been witnessing a rise in measles cases. Health authorities have been suspecting reasons that have brought a rise in the cases.

Since October, 14 cases of measles have been reported in Western Australia. The authorities are quite concerned over the spread of the disease as the vaccination rate is also quite low in the state. Health authorities are suspecting that the rise could be due to rise in foreign tourism.

Increasing Vitamin D Intake could better the Plight of MS Patients: Study

 StudyA new study has come up with findings that could better the plight of patients at early stages of multiple sclerosis (MS). Researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) said that low levels of vitamin D are likely to quickly progress the diseases in patients who are in early stages of MS.

HIV Positive Gay Accused of having Unprotected Sex with 30 Men

HIV Positive Gay Accused of having Unprotected Sex with 30 MenA recently released report from Missouri said that a 22-year-old HIV positive gay student has been accused of having unprotected sex with 30 men. Michael Johnson, former Lindenwood University student in St Charles, Missouri, was charged with having sex with 30 other men after knowing that he is suffering with HIV AIDS in October, 2012.

Crossfit Trainer Kevin Ogar Severed Spine During Competition

Crossfit Trainer Kevin Ogar Severed Spine During CompetitionA Crossfit trainer injured his spine while trying to lift over 200 pounds in OC Throwdown competition that took place on Sunday.

Kevin Ogar, 28, who is now in critical care unit, has now become paralyzed from the waist down. No one would have ever expected that the competition would be the last competition for Kevin.

Bullying While Doing Exercise Decreases Physical Activity One Year Later

Bullying While Doing Exercise Decreases Physical Activity One Year LaterStudies have been carried out in past as well revealing about link between bullying and decreased physical activity among obese and overweight. Yet again, a novel study has been carried out that has added a new finding to the existing correlation.

980 Dental Patients Receive Letters Informing about low Risk Exposure to HIV, Hepatitis

980 Dental Patients Receive Letters Informing about low Risk Exposure to HIV, HepatitisA public health investigation carried out at two dental practices by a Sydney dentist has revealed about poor infection control, issues with cleaning and sterilization of reusable dental equipments.

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