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Experimental drug benefits some patients with advanced kidney cancer

Some patients with a form of advanced kidney cancer that carries a poor prognosis benefited from an experimental drug targeted to an abnormal genetic pathway causing cancerous growth, according to research led by a Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Published By Google world news 24 June 2017 5:21 am See Similar Threads…Experimental …

5000 Qld babies on waiting list for tuberculosis vaccine

JUST a year after the Queensland Government introduced its “no jab, no play” policy in a bid to combat anti-vaxxers, it has emerged 5000 of the state’s children are on a waiting list for a tuberculosis vaccine. The deadly disease that claimed as many Parents horror as worldwide shortage leaves …

Health fears over Melbourne legionnaires’ disease outbreak

THERE are fears of a possible legionnaires outbreak as health authorities warn of two people hospitalised with the disease. Both people infected with the disease reported a gym in Frankston and used its spa facilities in the lead up to their diagnosis Legionnaires scare linked to Melbourne spa Published By …

GST pledge is one to dine out on

IT was the most important conversation I ever had with my former boss, Mike Baird, and I can remember exactly where it took place. It was the middle of 2013, and Baird, as Treasurer, had just given a speech to a business group. We were heading back up Published By …

Our stroke incidence highest in Australia

ALARMING statistics have revealed the North and Mid North Coasts are bearing the brunt of the stroke burden, with the Cowper and Page electorates in the top 4 for stroke incidence in the country. The Stroke Foundation’s latest report identified the Region in the top 10 for stroke incidence Published …