Gympie mother's plea: 'Please help our suicidal children' - Gympie Times

A GYMPIE mother has opened up about how lucky her family is to come out the other side of her son's suicide attempt. The Gympie woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, said her son was 25 when he tried to take his own life and had always suffered ...

Cairns Hospital recruitment drive for another plastic surgeon to help reduce waiting list - The Cairns Post

A FOURTH surgeon is being recruited to help reduce the waiting list for plastic and reconstructive surgery at Cairns Hospital. The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service recently closed applications for a plastic and reconstructive surgeon ...

Put those screens away before bed! - Treehugger

A number of factors contribute to making pre-bedtime media use far more damaging to kids than it is for adults. If you're a parent, you have probably heard the message that too much screen time can affect children's quality of sleep. But what's less ...

RNs better equipped to identify medication order discrepancies that could harm nursing home residents - News-Medical.net

Medication reconciliation is a safety practice to identify medication order discrepancies when patients transition from hospitals to nursing homes. Nurses serve on the front lines of this practice, yet not all nurses have the same education and ...

Scientists find key to unwanted thoughts - BBC News

Have you ever wanted to stop ruminating on something and just been unable to? Scientists could have the secret. They have identified a chemical in the brain's "memory" region that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts. The discovery may help explain ...

Woman sues Sephora, claims lipstick sample gave her herpes - NEWS.com.au

A WOMAN is suing make-up giant Sephora, claiming a lipstick sample gave her herpes. Fox NewsNovember 3, 20178:55pm. Video; Image. Huge Crowds Gather for Sephora Opening in Suburban Sydney. Credit - Instagram/malishxo via Storyful0:09.

Cancer drug shows unexpected fat-melting side effects - New Atlas

A drug developed originally to treat breast cancer and diabetes has been found to offer an unexpected and beneficial side effect. Scientists have discovered a single dose of Trodusquemine can completely reverse the effects of atherosclerosis, a disease ...

Deadly legionella bacteria found in Perth Children's Hospital drinking water - ABC Online

A new problem has struck the trouble-plagued Perth Children's Hospital with the potentially deadly legionella bacteria detected during routine water testing, as the Health Department grapples with an ongoing lead contamination issue.

Antibiotics which kill useful bugs are giving cancer patients a kick in the guts - The Sydney Morning Herald

Antibiotics may be impeding our ability to fight cancer, two new studies on gut bacteria suggest. Bacteria-killing pills such as penicillin already get a bad rap for leading to the rise of the drug-resistant superbugs that create havoc in our hospitals ...

Turbo influenza vaccine to be rolled out in Australia after deaths in horror season - Courier Mail

A TURBO-charged flu vaccine will be rolled out within months under plans to prevent another horror flu season such as this year's, which has claimed lives across the country. As tests are expedited and a special meeting of Commonwealth health experts ...