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Aborigines Century Behind the Health of Colonizers, WHO Report
...orld Health Organisation says //that the health of aborigines
lags an appalling one century behind that of the settlers. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have significantly worse outcomes than their fellow countrymen on every indicator of health. In New Zealand, while inequality exists between M...
Honey to the Rescue-From Superbugs
...lesbrough were inspired by the use of honey by the aborigines
(indigenous tribal people of the continent), who use honey as a dressing for their wounds. Mention of honey and its benefits are seen in ancient Indian texts such as the Charaka and Susrutha Samhitis, and the Bible as well. Honey is known for i...
The Australian Medical Association To Focus On Health Of Aborigines
...hey might otherwise have. Dr Haikerwal said that aborigines
both in prison and in the community suffer from very high levels of mental illness, chronic illness, substance abuse and infectious diseases such as tuberculosis. He said that the state corrections services should replace their own in-house health se...
Body mass index guide needs revision
Based on a research on aborigines
in solitary parts of Australia suggest that the he...s increase with BMI over 25. But a survey of 2,500 aborigines
living in remote areas of Australia suggest that those with BMI in the 20 to 25 range might also be ...