Health

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Public housing residents free from lockdown ‘prison’

premium_icon Public housing residents free from lockdown ‘prison’

Occupants of some of Melbourne’s public housing towers have taken their first steps outside of their flats in days after hard lockdown ended just after midnight.

Cancer genes are ‘not a death sentence’

premium_icon Cancer genes are ‘not a death sentence’

Those who carry cancer-causing genes – like Hollywood star Angelina Jolie – could hold the key to beating the disease, a new Australian study reveals.

New guidelines: Is your child at risk of diabetes?

premium_icon New guidelines: Is your child at risk of diabetes?

Doctors have developed the first ever Australasian screening guidelines for children at risk of Type 2 diabetes. This is who is most at risk and when they should be...

Nurse's plea after virus tests refused

Nurse's plea after virus tests refused

A nurse in one of Melbourne's quarantine hotels wants people to know what the COVID-19 test feels like nowadays after countless refusals.

Flights reduced to lower hotel bills

premium_icon Flights reduced to lower hotel bills

Queensland won’t have to take any extra international arrivals under Scott Morrison’s plan to ease the burden on the nation’s already stretched hotel quarantine...

The only Queenslanders still allowed to dance

premium_icon The only Queenslanders still allowed to dance

As nightclubs are warned they’ll be shut down if there’s a repeat of heaving dance floors, an official edict has outlined exactly who is exempt from Queensland’s dance...

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